By: Matt Blaisdell
St.Paul's Cathedral is located in London, England. The coordinates of St.Paul's Cathedral are 51.5138° N, 0.0980° W
St.Paul's Cathedral is located in the highly populated city of London, England. Which seats the Bishop of London. This Cathedral has been around for more years than the city of London has been there. The Cathedral was first made out of wood then built in wood again then they advanced to higher materials like stone. St.Paul's Cathedral has been around longer than christianity has been using the church.
The present St. Paul's Cathedral, which was built between 1675 and 1710, is the fourth cathedral to occupy the site. The cathedral was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666. The first cathedral was built by the Saxons in wood. It burned down in 675 and was rebuilt, again in wood, ten years later. After this version was sacked by the Vikings in 962.
The Movement throughout the cathedral comes from people coming in and the religion of the church spreading out.
St Paul's sits at the top of Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City of London, England. Like most Christian churches, St. Paul's Cathedral is laid out in the shape of a cross. The longer end of the main arm of the cross is called the nave; the two ends of the shorter arm are called the transepts. At the "top" of the cross is the choir and the altar, where the sacrament of communion takes place. Where the cross' two arms intersect is a great dome, marked by a great circle on the floor beneath it. The crypt is in a basement underneath the cathedral.