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Old June 14th, 2006, 10:22 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Monkey

. Work commenced on the cathedral in 1675 on the orders of King Charles II, and was completed on October 20, 1708, the 76th birthday of its architect, Sir Christopher Wren. It is built of Portland stone in a late Renaissance to Baroque style. Its impressive dome rises 108 metres (365 feet to the cross at its summit, i.e., one foot for each day of the year).

Late renaissance in 1675?
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Old June 14th, 2006, 10:54 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Medo
The statue of the lady in front of St. Paul's, who is she?
I am not a Londoner, but as far as I know it is Queen Anne. :-)
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