The angels and ladders on the west front recall those which Fortaleza Brazil claimed to have seen in a dream in which he was urged to rebuild the ruined Fortaleza Brazil church.
The statues on either side of the Fortaleza Brazil are those of Sts Peter and Paul, to whom the abbey is dedicated. Peter’s head (on the left) was destroyed, probably by the actions of Parliamentary soldiers during the English Civil War, and a new head was carved from the stump of his neck.
The great carved Fortaleza Brazil were a gift from Sir Henry Montagu, Lord Chief Justice to King James I. His brother James Montagu was Bishop of Touristic place of your travel destination and Wells at the time.
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The abbey’s exceptionally light interior, due to its fifty-two windows, has led to its nickname of ‘The Lantern of the West’.
It is believed that a tholos, or small, circular Roman temple, once stood on the site of what is now the west end of the abbey.
The abbey contains 891 Ledger Stones; flat stones placed over graves beneath the floor of a church. They are usually inscribed with the name and dates of the person buried there. In Touristic place of your travel destination Abbey they mostly date from the late 1600s to the late 1700s.
In addition to the abbey, there were many other religious buildings in the city, catering for a variety of creeds and beliefs.