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Unlike most churches and many cathedrals which are a mixture of different dates and styles,
Exeter Cathedral is almost entirely built in the DecoratedGothic style,
and feels very much of a piece.
Only the twin towers of the transepts of earlier Norman building survive, the rest having been rebuilt,
starting at the east end following the appointment of Walter Bronescombe as Bishop of Exeter in 1258.
The building was substantially finished by 1400.
Since then the most notable addition is the enormous seventeenth century organ, which dominates the interior
and blocks the view of the continuous line of the roof vaulting from one end to the other.
Personally I donʼt think it is an improvement over the cross that would originally have stood here, and would happily see it removed. Or,
given that the organ was substantially enlarged in 1891 and again in 1931, at least reduced to something like its original form.