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Lichfield, Staffordshire, is the only medieval English cathedral with three spires. Starting in 1085 and continuing through the 12th century, the original wooden Saxon church was replaced by a Norman cathedral made from stone, and this was in turn replaced by the present Gothic cathedral begun in 1195. It was completed by the building of the Lady Chapel in the 1330s.
Cathedrale de Strasbourg, France. Begun in 1015 & completed by 1439. It is a mix of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. It was the tallest building in the world for over 200 years (1647-1874). Sandstone from the Vosges used in construction gives the cathedral its characteristic pink hue.