Lincoln Cathedral

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Lincoln Cathedral
Record height
Tallest in the world from ~1300 to 1549[I]
Preceded by Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
Surpassed by St Olav, Tallinn
General information
Location Lincoln, England
Construction started 1092
Completed 1311
Antenna spire Original: 160 m (525 ft.)
Current: 82.6 m (271 ft.)

Lincoln Cathedral is an Anglican church in Lincoln, England.[1] It was the tallest building in the world for over 200 years (1300–1549), but the central spire fell down in the sixteenth century and was not rebuilt. It owns one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta.[2]

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  1. full name: The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lincoln.
  2. The Cathedral Church of Lincoln: a history and description

Coordinates: TO LOCATION OR REMOVE:GB_type:landmark 53°14′04″N, 0°32′10″W