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GLORIOUS YORK MINSTER, A TREASURE-HOUSE OF STAINED GLASS

GLORIOUS YORK MINSTER, A TREASURE-HOUSE OF STAINED GLASS

In the West Front, at which we are looking, is the world-famous West Window. The lovely tracery of the supporting stonework is matched by the elaborately sculptured doorway beneath, round which many empty niches are a reminder of the even richer elaboration of carved saints which once was here. The twin towers flanking this end of the nave were finished in 1474 and completed the minster, which had been building for two and a half centuries. The towers are 202 feet high.

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