the bishop. The bishop is the powerfull leader of the church and the church
Building Notre Dame required a great deal of things, such as skilled
above all else, lots of money. Most of the money, at first, came from came from
on the project.
under him were the master craftsmen, the manuel laborors, loaders, and piece
The stone used to build Notre Dame was gotten by digging in the ground for
it. In a location as close to where the cathedral was to be built as possible.
The stone was pulled up by oxen who could transport approximately 8000 lbs. in a
single load. The stones were held together by mortar, which was made by sand
and water mixed with lime.
Notre Dame is so tall, to make sure it wouldn’t crumble, the builder had to
use framework to support their creation called a flying buttress. The roofs
The spouts to these gutters were stone “Gargoyles” that were carved to look like
monsters who spit water when it rained.