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Around the north side of the cathedral you will find Vicar’s Close. It is a street of medieval terraced houses completed in 1363 originally designed as homes for the choir. Some moderation has taken place but it is still the only completely medieval street left...More
So glad my Aunt and Uncle took me to Vicar's Close.... never before seen chimneys at the front of terraced housing.
The houses on the left hand side appeared to be for teaching music, we could hear the various instrument's; pianos, violins and cornet's.
Make time to find this unique attraction, it is only 200 mtrs from the cathedral entrance. Travel back in time while wandering between these amazing houses that were built for the families of choir members.
Take a wander up this street of what look like alms houses but we’re actually built for vicars. It’s amazing to note how the houses have been changed and adapted over the years with different doors, windows, gates, fences and walls. But all retaining the...More
Continued our visit on to vicars close but it was like a street out of Charles Dickens film. So atmospheric. On The cobbled streets you need to be wearing flat comfortable shoes. The architecture is amazing. Back in time. Memories. Well worth a visit if...More