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Bristol Cathedral

The great, stirring building of Bristol Cathedral was initially given cathedral status by Henry VIII, at this time it was a.....

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Canterbury Cathedral

This magnificent cathedral has been a place of pilgrimage for hundreds of years. It was the scene of Thomas a' Becket's murder.....

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Chester Cathedral

A Minster was built here in the 10th-century to hold the remains of St.Werburgh, a Mercian princess who died in 707......

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Chichester Cathedral

The Norman cathedral at Chichester was founded on its present site about 1080, and is still substantially the same building as.....

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Coventry Cathedral

The stunning modern cathedral designed by Sir Basil Spence replaces Coventry's cathedral of the 14th and 15th-centuries. The.....

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Durham Cathedral

One of the finest buildings in the world. This huge cathedral which is third only to Canterbury and York in ecclesiastical.....

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Ely Cathedral

Sitting majestically above the River Ouse, Ely cathedral presents an awesome sight with its towers sweeping 217 feet towards an.....

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Gloucester Cathedral

One of the finest cathedrals in England and rated as one of the most beautiful in the world, Gloucester Cathedral is a.....

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Guildford Cathedral

This great Surrey cathedral is one of the few churches to come out of the 20th-century. Its design by Sir Edward Maufe had been.....

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Lancaster Cathedral

This may not be as old as other English cathedral churches, but with its soaring spire reaching to a height of 240 feet and a.....

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Lichfield Cathedral

Most recently Lichfield Cathedral has been the scene of an important archaeological find which has astounded the world of.....

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Lincoln Cathedral

Looking at the West front of Lincoln's fine Cathedral Church of St.Mary, past the pageant of ancient buildings outside the castle.....

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Liverpool Cathedral

That Liverpool should finally have a Roman Catholic Cathedral of its own, was a dream come true when on 14th May 1967, the.....

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Manchester Cathedral

Manchester's fine 15th-century church of St.Mary was raised to cathedral status in 1848. It is a magnificent example of.....

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Norwich Cathedral

In a town that is full of ancient well preserved streets and buildings which retain their medieval appearance and atmosphere, it.....

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Peterborough Cathedral

The magnificent cathedral church in Peterborough was given cathedral status by Henry VIII in 1541. Formerly it had been one of.....

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Portsmouth Cathedral

Portsmouth cathedral developed out of what was once the local parish church of St.Thomas of Canterbury. It became a cathedral in.....

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Ripon Cathedral

The present Cathedral at the heart of Ripon is built upon the spot of a monastery founded by Bishop Wilfrid of York in the year.....

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Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral is awesome in its beauty, matching this is an impressive history stretching back to when the cathedral was.....

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Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral's graceful spire rises to an elegant 404 feet, it is the tallest cathedral spire in England, and can be seen.....

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