Coutances Cathedral

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Overview of Coutance Cathedral from the north
The western facade
The interior of Coutances Cathedral

Coutances Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Coutances) is the cathedral in the town of Coutances in Normandy. It is built in Gothic style. Standing 80m tall it dominates the city and the surrounding landscape. Its use of long straight vertical lines is typical for many churches in Normandy. The cathedral was started in Romanesque style. It was consecrated in 1056.