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Bristol Cathedral - on Spring Day 16/3/10
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, Canterbury, Kent
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
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 from  the city walls in Priory Park
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
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
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
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
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. Guildford, Surrey
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 in Early Spring
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 from Stowepool, Lichfield, Staffordshire
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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The picture was taken at the front entrance to Lincoln Cathedral
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 Anglican Cathedral
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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Visit to Manchester
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 misericord - King's Head detail. Norwich, Norfolk.
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, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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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Cathedral in Portsmouth, Hampshire
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, Ripon, North Yorkshire
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

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

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on the grounds of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire
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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