National Geographic : 1922 Jul
THE NAVE OF LINCOLN CATHEDRAL The interior of Lincoln's shrine is harmonious and imposing, although some critics declare thatthe vaulting istoo low for the width ofthe nave. The choir is a very early example of the Gothic style. The presbytery, or Angels' choir, has been pronounced "one oftheloveliest ofhuman works." The first church on this site, erected in 1072-92, was split in two, from top to bottom, by anearthquake in1185. The present structure, with its three lofty towers, crowning a hill, dates from the time of Bishop Hugh of Avalon who came toEngland in1186.