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Norwich Cathedral, Norwich, Norfolk,was begun in 1096. The cathedral was completed in 1145 with the Norman tower still seen today topped with a wooden spire covered with lead. Several episodes of damage necessitated rebuilding the east end and spire, but since the final erection of the stone spire in 1480, there have been few fundamental alterations.
Norwich, Norfolk, Tourist Information Guide
St. Ethelbert's Gate, Norwich. The earliest gate into Norwich Cathedral's precinct is St. Ethelbert's Gate at the south end of the close. It was built by the citizens of Norwich after the disturbances of 1272, to replace the great gates which were then destroyed by them.