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WEST DOOR, STRATA FLORIDA

WEST DOOR, STRATA FLORIDA

This magnificent doorway is unique in Britain. An extraordinary series of roll ornament covers the framework, and is tied by crosier-shaped bands. It dates from about 1170-1200, and shows Norman craftsmanship at its best.

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