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Coutances Cathedral

General Information

Structural Type: Rib vault
Function / usage: Cathedral
Built: 1208 - 1274
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Coutances, Manche (50), Basse-Normandie, France, Europe
Coordinates: 49° 2' 51.00" N    1° 26' 38.00" W

Technical Information


interior length 87 m
exterior length 95.17 m
total width 33.70 m
height of cross 3 m
apse total width of apse 31.15 m
choir width 9.30 m
crossing tower height 57.45 m
height of vault underneath tower 40.85 m
nave length 38.70 m
width of nave 8 m
width of nave (on-centre distance of pillars) 15 m
width of aisles (between pillars) 4 m
height of nave vaulting 21.90 m
towers height of spires (including cross) 77 m / 75 m
transept exterior length 31 m
width of transept underneath tower 11 m


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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0008323
Created: 18/02/2003
Last Updated: 29/07/2014