Exeter Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral, and the seat of the Bishop of Exeter. It is one of the great cathedrals of England, and one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture anywhere.
The present building was complete by about 1400, and has several notable features, including the Misericords, the Minstrels' Gallery, the Astronomical Clock and the Organ. Notable architectural features of the interior include the multi-ribbed ceiling and the compound piers in the nave arcade.
The 18 metres (59 ft) high bishop's throne in the choir was made from Devon oak between 1312 and 1316; the nearby choir stalls were made by George Gilbert Scott in the 1870s. The Great East Window retains much of the original 14th-century glass, and there are over 400 ceiling bosses, one of which depicts the murder of Thomas Becket. The bosses can be seen at the peak of the vaulted ceiling, joining the ribs together.
Because there is no centre tower, Exeter Cathedral has the longest uninterrupted medieval vaulted ceiling in the world, at about 96 m (315 ft).