A report on Salisbury

A reconstruction of Old Sarum in the 12th century
Salisbury viewed from Old Sarum
The Great West Front of Salisbury Cathedral
The 15th-century Doom painting in St Thomas' church
A picture of Minster Street, c. 1870
Secret Spitfire Memorial, view from the south
Salisbury Guildhall, completed in 1795, is now the meeting place of the City Council
Queen Elizabeth Gardens, showing part of the River Avon diverted through the gardens
The 15th-century Poultry Cross marked the section of the market trading in poultry
Butchers Row in the city centre
Salisbury High Street
St Martin's Church (Church of England)
Salisbury Museum, housed in the King's House.
Salisbury bus station in 2010 (since closed)
Salisbury Racecourse with the cathedral in the distance

Cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Avon, Nadder and Bourne.

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A reconstruction of Old Sarum in the 12th century

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Wiltshire

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Historic and ceremonial county in South West England with an area of 3485 km2.

Historic and ceremonial county in South West England with an area of 3485 km2.

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Cherhill White Horse, east of Calne
The County Ground, Swindon is the home of Swindon Town, the only football league club in Wiltshire
A bridge over the River Avon at Bradford-on-Avon
The flight of 16 locks at Caen Hill on the Kennet and Avon Canal

The city of Salisbury is notable for its medieval cathedral.

River Avon, Hampshire

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The start of the lower half, near Fordingbridge
The 17th-century navigation channel near Britford is still in water
Longford Castle overlooks the river
Hale Park
Breamore House

The River Avon is in the south of England, rising in Wiltshire, flowing through that county's city of Salisbury and then west Hampshire, before reaching the English Channel through Christchurch Harbour in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole conurbation of Dorset.

A reconstruction of Old Sarum in the 12th century, housed at Salisbury Cathedral

Old Sarum

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A reconstruction of Old Sarum in the 12th century, housed at Salisbury Cathedral
An 1829 sketch of Old Sarum by John Constable, displaying the site of the abandoned hillfort
A 1916 plan of Old Sarum by the Ordnance Survey (300 ft ≈ 92 m)
Aerial view of Old Sarum
The present ruins: the exposed foundations of the cathedral in the foreground and the Norman central motte behind
The exposed foundations of the cathedral

Old Sarum, in Wiltshire, South West England, is the now ruined and deserted site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury.

Salisbury Cathedral from the East

Salisbury Cathedral

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Salisbury Cathedral from the East
Sculpture on the west front of the cathedral of Richard Poore who oversaw the early years of its construction, beginning in 1220. He is holding a model of the cathedral
Plan showing the double transepts with aisles and extended east end, but not the cloisters or chapter house
The nave, with William Pye's decorative font visible in the foreground
The medieval clock
Salisbury Cathedral by John Constable, ca. 1825
"Salisbury cathedral" (2018) by Stephan Wolf
The North transept
The Choir
The Trinity Chapel (Lady Chapel). The artwork below the window is a Nicholas Pope installation "The Apostles Speaking in Tongues Lit By Their Own Lamps", exhibited in the summer of 2014
West façade
North front
Trenchard Memorial
From the northeast
Looking northwest
Sculptural detail
Detail from west front
The cloisters
Cloister walk, east side
Tomb of Giles of Bridport
Choir
View of the spire from the cloisters
Rib vault ceiling above clerestory windows
Lateral view of the west façade
Spire and west façade
Interior of the spire
Reredos by Charles Edgar Buckeridge

Salisbury Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England.

Stonehenge, the most famous antiquity on Salisbury Plain

Salisbury Plain

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Chalk plateau in the south western part of central southern England covering 300 sqmi.

Chalk plateau in the south western part of central southern England covering 300 sqmi.

Stonehenge, the most famous antiquity on Salisbury Plain
Rough map of military training area (green) on Salisbury Plain within Wiltshire (blue) (it accounts for about half the area of Salisbury Plain)
Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain
Military use makes some areas of the plain inaccessible to the public.
Typical grassland at Netheravon Down.
The burnt-tip orchid (Neotinea ustulata) can be found on Salisbury Plain
The Duke of Burgundy butterfly (Hamearis lucina)
The cuckoo bee Nomada armata
The fairy shrimp Chirocephalus diaphanus
The stone curlew

The Hampshire Avon runs through the eastern half of the plain, and to the south the plain peters out as the river valleys close together before meeting at Salisbury.

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Amesbury

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Town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England.

Town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England.

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The Red House

Amesbury is located in southern Wiltshire, 7 mi north-northeast of Salisbury on the A345.

The site in 2000, showing the exposed foundations of the former cathedral

Old Sarum Cathedral

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Catholic and Norman cathedral at old Salisbury, now known as Old Sarum, between 1092 and 1220.

Catholic and Norman cathedral at old Salisbury, now known as Old Sarum, between 1092 and 1220.

The site in 2000, showing the exposed foundations of the former cathedral
A 1927 model of the former cathedral now displayed in its replacement

Only its foundations remain, in the northwest quadrant of the circular outer bailey of the site, which is located near modern Salisbury, Wiltshire, in the United Kingdom.

Sculpture on the west front of Salisbury Cathedral of Richard Poore, holding a model of the Cathedral in his hand.

Richard Poore

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Sculpture on the west front of Salisbury Cathedral of Richard Poore, holding a model of the Cathedral in his hand.
Salisbury Cathedral's construction was started by Richard Poore

Richard Poore or Poor (died 15 April 1237) was a medieval English bishop best known for his role in the establishment of Salisbury Cathedral and the City of Salisbury, moved from the nearby fortress of Old Sarum.

Bishop Wordsworth's School

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Bishop Wordsworth's School, No. 11 The Close. The cathedral spire is visible in the background.
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Bishop Wordsworth's School is a Church of England boys' grammar school in Salisbury, Wiltshire for boys aged 11 to 18.

Stained glass window at St Andrew's church, Bemerton, of Nicholas Ferrar and George Herbert

Bemerton

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Stained glass window at St Andrew's church, Bemerton, of Nicholas Ferrar and George Herbert
St John's Church, Bemerton

Bemerton, once a rural hamlet and later a civil parish to the west of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, is now a suburb of that city.