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Overview of Coutance Cathedral from the north
The western facade
The interior of Coutances Cathedral

Coutances Cathedral is the Cathedral in the town of Coutances in Lower Normandy. It is built in Gothic style. Standing 80m tall it dominates the city and the surrounding landscape. Its use of long straight vertical lines is typical for many churches in Normandy. The cathedral was started in Romanesque style. It was consecrated in 1056.