This ClipArt gallery offers 254 examples of gothic architecture, from full churches and buildings to structural details. Gothic architecture is defined as the archiecture noted from the 12th to 16th century, originating in France. It superceded Romanesque architecture, and preceded the Renaissance. See also the Gothic Ornament ClipArt gallery.

The gothic architecture of Westminster Abbey, the great church in London, England.

Westminster Abbey

The gothic architecture of Westminster Abbey, the great church in London, England.

The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, which is almost always referred to by its original name of Westminster Abbey. Founded by Edward the Confessor when released from his vow to make a pilgrimage to the grave of St. Peter at Rome. It is a large, mainly Gothic church, in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. It is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English and later British monarchs. It briefly held the status of a cathedral from 1546–1556, and is currently a Royal Peculiar.

Westminster Abbey

The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, which is almost always referred to by its original…

The plan of the Westminster Cathedral in London with elements indicated.

Westminster Cathedral

The plan of the Westminster Cathedral in London with elements indicated.

Winchester Cathedral at Winchester in Hampshire is one of the largest cathedrals in England, with the longest nave and overall length of any Gothic cathedral in Europe. Construction of the cathedral began in 1079 under bishop Walkelin, and on April 8, 1093, in the presence of nearly all the bishops and abbots of England.

Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral at Winchester in Hampshire is one of the largest cathedrals in England, with the…

Architecture of Cathredals in England. Perpendicular window, West Front at Norwich Cathedral, inserted in a Norman wall.

Window

Architecture of Cathredals in England. Perpendicular window, West Front at Norwich Cathedral, inserted…

"The cathedrals of Salisbury, Chichester, Lincoln, and York, Beverley Minster, and Westminster Abbey, contain specimens of Early English windows." —D'Anvers, 1895

Early English window

"The cathedrals of Salisbury, Chichester, Lincoln, and York, Beverley Minster, and Westminster Abbey,…

A rose window from the Bishop's Palace at Southwark. Rose windows fitted with stained glass are common in Gothic architecture during the fourteenth century. The illustrated rose window with hexagonal tracery is unusual in Gothic architecture.

Gothic Architecture Rose Hexagonal Window

A rose window from the Bishop's Palace at Southwark. Rose windows fitted with stained glass are common…

A fourteenth century spherical triangle viewed inside a church. The window is indented with a bottom part sloped to let sun light in.

Gothic Architecture Spherical Triangle Inside Window

A fourteenth century spherical triangle viewed inside a church. The window is indented with a bottom…

An outside view of the spherical triangle from a church. The window has three rounded parts in a shape of a triangle.

Gothic Architecture Spherical Triangle Outside Window

An outside view of the spherical triangle from a church. The window has three rounded parts in a shape…

A Gothic architecture oriel window at Cantilupe chantry house from the fourteenth century. An oriel window is a bay window where the window extend out of the wall.

Gothic Oriel Window

A Gothic architecture oriel window at Cantilupe chantry house from the fourteenth century. An oriel…

Gothic architecture is a style of architecture which flourished during the high and late medieval period. It evolved from Romanesque architecture and was succeeded by Renaissance architecture. Its characteristic features include the pointed arch, the ribbed vault and the flying buttress.

Gothic Style Window

Gothic architecture is a style of architecture which flourished during the high and late medieval period.…

Wancet windows from Warmington Church.

Lancet Window

Wancet windows from Warmington Church.

The window from Newarke Gateway at Leicester illustrating typical architectural ornamentation during the fourteenth century. On both sides of the window, there are two faces, a man and a woman on either side.

Newarke Gateway Leicester Window

The window from Newarke Gateway at Leicester illustrating typical architectural ornamentation during…

York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England and is the second largest of its kind in Northern Europe. It is the seat of the Archbishop of York, and cathedral for the Diocese of York, and is run by a Dean and Chapter under the Dean of York. Its formal title is The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St. Peter in York.

West Front of York Minster

York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England and is the second largest of its kind in Northern…