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Bath Abbey

Bath Abbey is an Anglican parish church and Grade I listed building in the English city of Bath, Somerset. This photograph shows the interior of the church, featuring the stained glass and the altar at the eastern end of the nave. The square-framed window of seven lights includes a depiction of the Nativity and was made by Clayton and Bell in 1872. The fan vaulting on the ceiling provides structural stability by distributing the weight of the roof down ribs that transfer the force into the supporting columns via flying buttresses.

Photograph credit: David Iliff

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