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  Photograph of the Lady Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, England   Westminster Abbey.

Henry VII's Lady Chapel at the East End of Westminster Abbey opposite the Houses of Parliamant.

A stone abbey was built here around 1050 by King Edward the Confessor and from 1245 it was rebuilt by Henry III.

 

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  View of the Westminster Abbey Cloisters, London, England   Westminster Abbey.

Entrance to the Westminster Abbey Cloisters is free after 4:30 PM and can be accessed via the Dean's Yard. The Dean's Yard is through an obvious archway in a separate building on the right when facing the abbey from outside the west Front. The Dean's Yard entrance is facing a large stone and marble column.

The cloisters have two distinct styles of which this is one.

 

 

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  View of the Westminster Abbey Cloisters, London, England   Westminster Abbey.

Each side of the cloisters square is about 100 feet long and this is the second style of the Westminster Abbey Cloisters. The cloisters were built in the 13th and 14th centuries.

 

 

 

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  Photograph of Chapter House entrance, Westminster Abbey, London, England   Westminster Abbey.

The entrance from the cloisters to the Chapter House which was built in 1250.

 

 

 

 

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  Photograph of College Garden, Westminster Abbey, London, England   Westminster Abbey.

Within the cloisters area there are a number of gardens some of which may be accessed by the public and this one is College Garden reached from within the cloisters.

 

 

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