Photographer's Note

Most English cathedrals are doted with beautiful cloisters.
The one at Gloucester Cathedral is one of the most beautiful in Europe ; and it's where this fan-vaulting was invented between 1337 and 1377 ; It was later used in other Gothic buildings, like Christ Church college Oxford, or the Chapel Royal at Windsor!

These cloisters were used to shoot some of the scenes from "Harry Potter 1 and 2".
It shocked more than one, that a Christian religious place should be used to shoot a film about sorcery!
If you look at the floor of this cloister, it's paved with tomb stones of monks and clergy !

So that the "sorcerers" wouldn't tread on these sacred tomb stones, they covered them with a wooden floor and plastic lining during the shooting. This is where the scene of the flooding from the girls'bathroom took place. Despite the plastic lining, the water went through the wooden floor, and affected the stone floor! If you look well, you can still see the marks of the flooding on the right by the wall.

--WS5 : By SaidQirimli, a spooky cloister for Hogwart :-)
--WS4 : Improvement WS by Didi.
--WS3 : Improvement WS by Francio64
--WS2 : A slightly different POV I took of the cloisters.
--WS1 : The quadrangle surrounded by the cloisters.

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