The largest Gothic Cathedral in France is the Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens), which is in Amiens, Picardy, which in turn is about 120 kilometres north of Paris. It evolved from Romanesque architecture and was succeeded by Renaissance architecture. The Gothic cathedral, St Michael's of Coventry, was destroyed on the night of 14th November 1940 when some 500 tons of high explosives and 40,000 fire bombs were dropped on the city. Seville Cathedral has more than 500,000 cubic meters of interior space, [74] and Milan Cathedral has 440,000 cubic meters of interior space, making them the largest cathedrals by interior space in Europe. Gothic architecture (or pointed architecture) is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages. Largest . Durham Cathedral in England was the first cathedral to use Gothic rib vaults in its nave. It originated in 12th century northern France and England as a development of Norman architecture.