Churches more than 50 years old within the UK which house the 'cathedra' or seat of a bishop of any denomination. Their history, preservation, study and presentation to the public.
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Abbeys and Cathedrals of England and Wales
This Britannia guide has a brief introduction and list of cathedrals, organised by age and type, with photographs taken from M.J.Taber, "The Cathedrals of England" (1905).
Aberdeen, St Andrew's Cathedral
Opened in 1817, the cathedral of the Scottish Episcopal Church was the first of many buildings in the city designed by Archibald Simpson.
The Association of English Cathedrals
Formed to represent the interests of English Anglican Cathedrals in negotiations with English Heritage about a Cathedrals Grant Scheme.
Belfast, St Anne's Cathedral
The official site includes an illustrated history and virtual tour of this Church of Ireland cathedral begun in 1899 in the Hiberno-Romanesque style.
Cathedral City Guide
Focusing on the ancient towns or cities with a medieval cathedral at their heart. England, Wales and Scotland.
Cathedrals in the East of England
Presents the history, architecture, art, treasures, and details of their amenities and facilities.
A spotlight guide to churches, cathedrals and abbeys in the UK and Ireland.
Official site giving history, virtual tour and visitor information.
Robert Orland's illustrated history of the new cathedral built to the design of Basil Spence after the medieval cathedral was destroyed by bombing in the second world war.
Coventry Cathedral, Death and Resurrection
A series of pages from Know Britain exploring the symbolism of the ruined medieval cathedral, and the contrast of the modern cathedral.
Edinburgh Cathedral (Roman Catholic)
Originally the Chapel of St Mary, built in 1814 to the designs of James Gillespie Graham, it became a cathedral in 1878. Brief history; interactive plan leads to photographs and details.
Edinburgh, St Giles' Cathedral
History from Napier University of the High Kirk of Edinburgh, Cathedral of the Church of Scotland.
Photographs and brief details of the largest Anglican cathedral. Designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, it is a 20th-century building in a traditional mould.
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Liverpool (RC)
The official site give a history of this remarkable Modernist building completed in 1967. Designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd, the circular plan and spiked elevation is intended to evoke Christ's crown of thorns.
St George's Cathedral, Southwark
The official site includes images and brief history of this cathedral designed by Pugin.
St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow
The official site provides a history of the building designed by George Gilbert Scott, with a special section on Gwyneth Leech's murals.
St Paul's Cathedral, London
The official site of the magnificent Baroque church designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1673. It has an illustrated chronology and 360-degree panoramas that require QuickTime VR.
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh
Founded by St Patrick in 445 A.D. The official site offers a virtual tour, illustrated history and visitor information. Includes a list of past abbots, bishops and archbishops. The music section includes details of early organs.
St.Paul's Cathedral London, its Clocks and the "Facts Against Scandal"
The history of the clocks in St. Paul's Cathedral, and the disputes and scandals around them.
The official site of the primary Catholic Cathedral in England and Wales includes a brief history and tour of the Byzantine-style building, designed by Victorian architect John Francis Bentley.
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