How To Build A Cathedral

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The great cathedrals were engineering marvels of the medieval world built with not much more than pulleys and ropes, chisels and hammers and set squares. Architectural historian Jon Cannon searches for answers on how these structures were built and the ambition that it took when looking at Glouchester, York, Norwich and Ely.

From “Inside The Medieval Mind”, a BBC Four series which examines the way people thought during Medieval times. You can watch the whole series in the playlist below.