Low light and frost-covered landscape combine to give Lichfield Cathedral an ethereal quality in this photo submitted by Tim Wayne all the way back in 2015.
There's been a cathedral on this site since around the year 700AD; the current one was constructed starting in 1195, and has had substantial changes, additions and improvements over the centuries. It was used as a fort in the English Civil war, with both sides occupying at different times. It's got a distinctive three spired design, sometimes referred to as 'the Ladies of the Vale' - the third is just visible in this image. On display is an eighth-century sculpted panel of the Archangel Gabriel, which was found during renovations in 2003, and the Lichfield Gospels, an 8th-century illuminated manuscript.
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The South Door of Lichfield Cathedral © Copyright Trevor Rickard via geograph.org.uk (CC Licence)
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