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Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Located in Liverpool, Merseyside, North West England, England

Archdiocese founded in 1850. Financial difficulties hampered building in the nineteenth century. Existing cathedral designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd. Consecrated in 1967. '[The seat] (Greek 'Cathedra') of the Archbishop...

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St David's Cathedral

Located in St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, South & Mid Wales, Wales

Founded by St David around 600AD. St David's Cathedral was all but destroyed by Parliamentary forces during The English Civil War. Restord by George Gilbert Scott in the nineteenth century. New clositers were opened in 2...

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St Magnus Cathedral

Located in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Founded in the twelfth century. Under Norwegian rule until the late fifteenth century (the island and parts of Scotland were ruled by Norway for many centuries). Norman architecture attributed to the builders of Durham C...

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Guildford Cathedral

Located in Guildford, Surrey, South East England, England

Guildford made a diocese in 1927. Foundation stone laid in 1936, cathedral consecrated in 1961. Bricks are made from clay taken from the hill on which it stands. Scenes from the classic horror film The Omen were filmed a...

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Dornoch Cathedral

Located in Dornoch, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

In the north-east of Scotland, Dornoch Cathedral was first built in the thirteenth century. Burnt down in 1570 and restored in the early nineteenth century. The pop star Madonna had her son christened in Dornoch Cathedra...

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St Albans Cathedral, Hertfordshire

Located in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, East of England, England

Said to be built on the hillside where St Alban was buried*. In the 8th century, Bede refers to the 'beautiful church worthy of St Alban's martyrdom where frequent miracles of healing took place'. The massive church we s...

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