The invaders of 1066 were prolific builders who left a legacy of over 7,000 beautiful churches.
St. John's Chapel in the Tower of London is one of the most perfectly preserved examples of Norman architecture, from around 1080.
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The chapel was an integral part of the interior of the Tower of London. Its forbidding Norman exterior has been softened over the years.
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Durham Cathedral, started in 1093, is the most complete Norman cathedral still standing in England.
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The cathedral continues to dominate Durham like a Norman castle.
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Winchester Cathedral, started in 1079, with its rounded Norman arches
Gloucester Cathedral was used as a Gothic backdrop for Harry Potter but retains many Norman features as well.
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