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Belfast St Anne’s Cathedral

Located in City of Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Begun in 1899, Belfast St Anne’s Cathedral is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Belfast. In April 2007 a 100 metre stainless steel spire was installed on top of the cathedral. Belfast St Anne’s Cathedral is famous...

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Salisbury Cathedral Close

Located in Salisbury, Wiltshire, South West England, England

One of the finest cathedral closes in the UK. The area surrounding Salisbury Cathedral, the 'Close', is packed with things to do including the cathedral itself, Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum and Mompesson House. G...

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Brentwood Cathedral, Essex

Located in Brentwood, Essex, East of England, England

Brentwood Cathedral is located just off the High Street in the town of Brentwood. The first church to be built on the site was constucted in 1837 and as the Catholic community grew a larger church was built on an adjacen...

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Liverpool Cathedral

Located in Liverpool, Merseyside, North West England, England

Largest cathedral in the UK. One of the largest cathedrals in the world. Diocese formed in 1880. Liverpool Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Liverpool. Designed by the 22-year-old student Giles Gilbert Scott. Founda...

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Chichester Cathedral

Located in Chichester, West Sussex, South East England, England

Begun at the end of the eleventh century. A cathedral had existed in this area since 681. Saint Wilfrid brought Christianity to Sussex at this time. Spire collapsed in 1861. Spire we see today is Sir George Gilbert Scot...

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Chichester Cathedral Belfry

Located in Chichester, West Sussex, South East England, England

Only remaining detached bell tower in England. Built during the fifteenth century. Alongside Chichester Cathedral in the centre of Chichester...

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Rochester Cathedral

Located in Rochester, Kent, South East England, England

The second oldest bishopric in the UK (behind Canterbury). Owing to its location on the Kent coast, suffered during Danish invasions. New cathedral and Benedictine monastery established in 1082. One of the finest Norman...

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Westminster Cathedral

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

The largest Roman Catholic church in England and Wales. The seat of the Archbishop of Westminster, currently Cormac Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor. Built in the Byzantine style and with a tower that's 284 feet high. Westminste...

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Glasgow Cathedral

Located in Glasgow, Glasgow, The Lowlands, Scotland

Said to be the location where the patron saint of Glasgow, Saint Mungo, built his church. Glasgow Cathedral is one of the few Scottish medieval churches to have survived the Scottish Reformation. Glasgow Cathedral is man...

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Elgin Cathedral

Located in Elgin, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Founded in 1224. Elgin Cathedral fell into disuse as a result of the Scottish Reformation. In 1824, an Elgin shoemaker called John Shanks began the task of clearing the site of debris and rubbish. He is said to have move...

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Hereford Cathedral, Herefordshire

Located in Hereford, Herefordshire, West Midlands, England

Home to the famous Mappa Mundi, a medieval map of the world dating from the 13th century. Founded as a cathedral in 676. The existing building dates from the 11th century. Chained library...

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Coventry Cathedral

Located in Coventry, West Midlands, West Midlands, England

Original cathedral was founded as a Benedictine monastery by Leofric, Earl of Mercia, and his wife Godiva in 1043. During The Dissolution of the Monasteries, the See of Coventry and Lichfield was transferred to Lichfield...

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St Machars Cathedral

Located in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, The Lowlands, Scotland

A place of worship founded in the the sixth century by St. Machar, a companion of St. Columba. A Norman cathedral was built here in the twelfth century. There has been considerable restoration work in recent years...

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The Stained Glass Museum

Located in Ely, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

The only museum in the UK dedicated to stained glass. Located inside the cathedral, to the right as you enter. Exhibition takes the visitor through the history of stained glass from the thirteenth century to the present...

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Richard Hooker Statue, Devon

Located in Exeter, Devon, South West England, England

Famous sculpture outside Exeter Cathedral. 'Richard Hooker (1554 - 1600) 'Prophet of Anglicanism' and a Son of Exeter, he was a lively Elizabethan priest, quick-witted, urbane, intellectually acute, politically sophistic...

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Carlisle Cathedral

Located in Carlisle, Cumbria, North West England, England

Originally an Augustine monastery. Built during the twelfth century. Carlisle Cathedral is made from red sandstone. During the 1745 Jacobite uprising, Carlisle was seized by the invading Jacobites and when re-taken by th...

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St Andrew's Cathedral

Located in St. Andrews, Fife, The Lowlands, Scotland

Founded in 1158. St Andrew's Cathedral at the time was the largest cathedral in Scotland. St Andrew's took 150 years to build, was consecrated in 1318 by Robert the Bruce and fell into disuse after the Reformation. There...

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Norwich Cathedral

Located in Norwich, Norfolk, East of England, England

Second tallest spire in England (behind that of Salisbury Cathedral). Built in the eleventh and twelfth centuries. Predominantly Norman in style. With Ely and Salisbury, Norwich is one of three cathedrals in the UK not t...

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