Westminster abbey ~ Opened in 1090, Gothic Architecture, located just west of the Palace of Westminster, London, England

Westminster abbey ~ Opened in 1090, Gothic Architecture, located just west of the Palace of Westminster, London, England

The Quire at Westminster Abbey in London, England • The Quire (as distinct from the Choir) is an area of the church often referred to as a “chancel”. http://www.london4vacations.com/

Top 10 Most Magnificent Perspectives Of London

The Quire at Westminster Abbey in London, England • The Quire (as distinct from the Choir) is an area of the church often referred to as a “chancel”. http://www.london4vacations.com/

LD: another walking post, because seriously London is a great and easy walking city. This post is useful as it links walks to places you'd like to see:   London Icons Self Guided Walk Map

LD: another walking post, because seriously London is a great and easy walking city. This post is useful as it links walks to places you'd like to see: London Icons Self Guided Walk Map

Westminster Abbey's architectural treasures: a photo gallery from the Guardian. Photos by David Levene

Westminster Abbey's architectural treasures – in pictures

Westminster Abbey's architectural treasures: a photo gallery from the Guardian. Photos by David Levene

Westminster Abbey is on every tourist's list but there are extra fees to visit certain tombs. Held services are still free and the choir is sublime.

Westminster Abbey is on every tourist's list but there are extra fees to visit certain tombs. Held services are still free and the choir is sublime.

On this day 16th May, 1220 Henry III of England laid the foundation stone of a new Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey, thus beginning a new abbey church which was completed in 1245

On this day 16th May, 1220 Henry III of England laid the foundation stone of a new Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey, thus beginning a new abbey church which was completed in 1245

Westminster Abbey, London. King Henry VIII's coronation and burial site.  Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, and many others are buried here.

Westminster Abbey, London. King Henry VIII's coronation and burial site. Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, and many others are buried here.

Tomb of Queen Elizabeth I (detail), Westminster Abbey, London, England

Tomb of Queen Elizabeth I (detail), Westminster Abbey, London, England

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