What you will do
Visitors to the Cathedral usually enter through the great West Door in the Galilee Porch. The term 'Galilee' simply means a porch or entrance. The Porch is built of Barnock stone & Purbeck marble from Dorset and is an example of Early English Gothic architecture.
The West Doors are decorated with fine iron work, added in 1860; a memorial to Canon Waddington. It includes martlets and the initial W. It was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott. The interior of the West Doors is of medieval Oak.
Daily except Good Friday
1 hour 15 minutes
: 12 people
England, United Kingdom
Chapter House, The College, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4DL
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