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Encyclopedia > List of cathedrals in the United Kingdom

A list of the cathedrals, former cathedrals and intended cathedrals in the United Kingdom and its dependencies.

Contents

England and Isle of Man

Church of England

Province of Canterbury

City Dedication Established Notes
Birmingham St Philip 1905 former parish church
Bristol The Holy and Undivided Trinity 1542-1836, 1897 to date Augustinian abbey 1140-1539
Bury St Edmunds   St James
(St Edmundsbury Cathedral)
1914 former parish church
Canterbury The Cathedral and Metropolitan Church of Christ c.600
Chelmsford St Mary the Virgin, St Peter and St Cedd 1914 former parish church
Chichester The Holy Trinity 1080 translated from Selsey
Coventry St Michael 1962 replaced the cathedral lost during World War II
Derby All Saints 1927
Ely The Holy Trinity 1109 convent (with monastery?) 673-800s, secular canons 800s, Benedictine priory 970-1540; formerly dedicated to St Peter and St Etheldreda
Exeter St Peter 1050 translated from Crediton
Gloucester The Holy and Indivisible Trinity 1541 joint with Bristol Cathedral 1836-1897; monastery and convent 681, secular canons 823, Benedictine priory 1022-1539; formerly dedicated to St Peter
Guildford The Holy Spirit 1965
Hereford St Mary and St Ethelbert 676
Leicester St Martin 1927 former parish church
Lichfield St Mary and St Chad 669-803, 1048 to date archbishopric 785-803, see moved to Chester 1075; joint with Coventry 1048-1826; 3 spires known as The Ladies of the Vale
Lincoln St Mary 1072 joint with Dorchester c.954-1072; translated from Dorchester 1072
London St Paul 1675 replaced previous cathedral 604-1666 destroyed in Great Fire of London
Norwich The Holy and Undivided Trinity 1094 translated from Thetford; Benedictine priory 1096-1539
Oxford Christ Church 1542 translated from Osney 156; convent 727, secular canons 1004, Augustinian priory 1122-1524; formerly dedicated to St Frideswide
Peterborough St Peter, St Paul and St Andrew 1539 abbey 655, church 1238-1539
Portsmouth St Thomas of Canterbury 1927 former parish church
Rochester Christ Church and St Mary 604 secular canons 604-1080, Benedictine priory 1080-1540; formerly dedicated to St Andrew
St Albans St Alban 1877 Benedictine abbey 976-1539
Salisbury The Blessed Virgin Mary 1227 translated from Old Sarum
Southwark The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie 1905 Augustinian priory 1106-1539
Truro St Mary 1880 former parish church
Wells St Andrew 1239 co-cathedral with Bath Abbey from 1218
Winchester The Holy Trinity, St Peter, St Paul and St Swithun before 650 secular canons to 964, Benedictine priory 964-1539
Worcester The Blessed Virgin Mary 743 Benedictine priory 969-1540

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1000x813, 287 KB)St Philips Cathedral in Birmingham. ... St Philips Cathedral St Philips Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral, in Colmore Row, Birmingham, England, dedicated to St Philip. ... Download high resolution version (1500x1036, 570 KB) Bristol Cathedral West Front. ... The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity is the Anglican cathedral in the English city of Bristol and is commonly known as Bristol Cathedral. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 356 KB) Summary I took this picture myself. ... Bury St Edmunds Cathedral or St Edmunsbury Cathedral is the cathedral for the Church of Englands Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich and is the seat of the Bishop of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich and is in Bury St Edmunds. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (3200x2400, 1040 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: United Kingdom Canterbury Cathedral ... Canterbury Cathedral from the southwest. ... Image File history File links Chelmsfordcath. ... Chelmsford Cathedral is the Church of England cathedral in the city of Chelmsford in Essex. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1662x2214, 554 KB)Chichester cathedral taken by djnjwd 13/07/05 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Chichester Cathedral today Chichester Cathedral in Chichester, Sussex, England has superposed Norman (English Romanesque) arcades in the nave and choir, with much Early English (Early Gothic) building. ... --24. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 330 KB) Photo showing the old and the new cathedral of Coventry. ... The roofless ruins of the old cathedral. ... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Nazi Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 994 KB)photo I took of derby cathedral Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Derby Cathedral is a cathedral church in Derby City, England. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1224x1632, 259 KB) Ely Cathedral Source: Tom- File links The following pages link to this file: Ely Cathedral ... Front of Ely Cathedral Ely Cathedral (in full, The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Ely) is the principal church of the diocese of Ely, in Cambridgeshire, England, and the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Ely. ... Exeter Cathedral in Exeter (England) from the west, taken in the summer of 2003 by Robert Brewer (rbrwr) and licenced under the GFDL and cc-by-sa. ... The founding of the cathedral at Exeter, dedicated to Saint Peter, dates from 1050, when the seat of the bishop of Devon and Cornwall was transferred from Crediton because of a fear of sea-raids. ... Download high resolution version (1099x1255, 288 KB)Gloucester Cathedral Photo by & copyright Tagishsimon - 2004-11-02 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Gloucester Cathedral from the north east in 1828. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1902x1657, 1320 KB) Summary Photograph taken (Feb 2006) and uploaded by User:Purple. ... Guildford Cathedral claims to be the only cathedral to be built on a new site in the southern Province of England since the Reformation. Guildford was made a diocese in its own right in 1927, and work on its new cathedral, designed by Sir Edward Maufe, began nine years later. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Hereford_cathedral01. ... The current Hereford Cathedral, located at Hereford in England, United Kingdom, dates from 1079. ... This is a photo of St Martins Church, aka Leicester Cathedral, in Leicester, England. ... Leicester Cathedral, or St Martins Church is an Anglican cathedral in the English city of Leicester, and the seat of the Bishop of Leicester. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2304x3072, 3247 KB) Summary Picture released into public domain by author - Feb 2006 Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... The West Front of Lichfield Cathedral Lichfield Cathedral is situated in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. ... A see (from the Latin word sedem, meaning seat) is the throne (cathedra) of a bishop. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Lincolncath. ... Norman West front Plan East elevation. ... Download high resolution version (768x1044, 807 KB)South face of St. ... St Pauls Cathedral from the south St Pauls Cathedral is a cathedral on Ludgate Hill, in the City of London, England and the seat of the Bishop of London. ... The Great Fire of London was a major fire that swept through the City of London from 2-5 September 1666, and resulted more or less in the destruction of the city. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1200x1600, 956 KB) Summary Photographed by J-wiki Licensing This image is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License v. ... Norwich Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral in the city of the same name in Norfolk, England dedicated to the Holy and Undivided Trinity. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Oxfordcath. ... Christ Church (in full: The Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford of the Foundation of King Henry VIII) is one of the largest and wealthiest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1536x2048, 1479 KB) Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Peterborough Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ... Peterborough Cathedral from the south east, circa 1898 Peterborough Cathedral - west prospect in the seventeenth century Peterborough Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Andrew, and is very unusual amongst medieval cathedrals in Great Britain because of its triple front (dominated by the statues of the three... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (970x1219, 170 KB) Portsmouth Cathedral, Hampshire, England File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): List of cathedrals in the United Kingdom Anglican Diocese of Portsmouth Portsmouth Cathedral Wikipedia... Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral Interior of the cathedral, at the original nave. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Rochestercath. ... Rochester Cathedral is a Norman church in Rochester, Kent. ... Download high resolution version (1000x570, 81 KB)St Albans Cathedral, from the west. ... St Albans Cathedral from the west. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1352x1120, 349 KB) Salisbury Cathedral in the early morning light. ... Salisbury Cathedral in the early morning light. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1200x900, 145 KB) Summary Southwark Anglican cathedral Source: http://www. ... The nave Southwark Cathedral or The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie, Southwark, London, lies on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge. ... Image File history File links Truro34cath. ... Truro Cathedral is a cathedral in the city of Truro in Cornwall in south-west England. ... West front of Wells Cathedral, Somerset, UK Photo taken by and copyright Stuz. ... The west front of Wells Cathedral Wells Cathedral is a cathedral in Wells, Somerset, the smallest cathedral city in England. ... Winchester Cathedral from the side, taken by CGS on June 11, 2003. ... Winchester Cathedral as seen from the Cathedral Close View along the nave of Winchester Cathedral to the west door A plan published in 1911 Winchester Cathedral in Winchester, Hampshire is one of the largest cathedrals in England. ... Image File history File links Worcestercath. ... A plan of Worcester Cathedral made in 1836. ...

Province of York

City Dedication Established Notes
Blackburn St Mary 1926 former parish church
Bradford St Peter 1919 former parish church
Carlisle The Holy and Undivided Trinity 1133 secular canons to 1092, Augustinian priory 1123-1540
Chester Christ Church and the Blessed Virgin Mary 1541 convent? to 875, secular canons from 907, Benedictine abbey 1093-1540; originally dedicated to St Peter and St Paul, then to St Werburgh
Durham Christ Church and St Mary 997 secular canons 997, Benedictine priory 1093-1540; originally dedicated to St Mary and St Cuthbert
Liverpool Christ Church 1904
Manchester The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George 1847 former collegiate parish church (1421)
Newcastle-upon-Tyne   St Nicholas 1882 former parish church
Peel St German 1980 former Parish Church, built between 1879 and 1884, spire removed 1907, became cathedral in 1980 after several attempts to restore the ruined cathedral on St Patrick's Isle came to no avail
Ripon St Peter and St Wilfrid 1876 monastery pre-660, later collegiate with secular canons (10th century?)
Sheffield St Peter and St Paul 1914 former parish church
Southwell The Blessed Virgin Mary 1884 collegiate with secular canons to 1840
Wakefield All Saints 1888 former parish church
York The Cathedral and Metropolitan Church of St Peter 627

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (960x1280, 187 KB)My photo of Blackburn cathedral Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Blackburn Cathedral Blackburn Cathedral is officially known as the Cathedral Church of Blackburn Saint Mary the Virgin. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 192 KB)My photo of Bradford cathedral File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The east end of the cathedral The interior The Altar Bradford Cathedral (Grid reference SE166333) is situated in the heart of Bradford town centre in Yorkshire, England, on a site used for Christian worship since 8th century. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 628 KB)My photo of Carlisle cathedral Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Chester-cathedral. ... Chester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral, mother church for the Diocese of Chester, north-west England. ... Image File history File links Fullingmill. ... Durham Cathedral silhouetted against the sunset Durham Cathedral from nearby The Rose Window in the Chapel of the Nine Altars. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1090x755, 184 KB) North elevation of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, designed by Giles Gilbert Scott. ... North elevation of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. ... Download high resolution version (1305x2280, 535 KB)Manchester Cathedral, photograph taken by Lmno on 9 Oct 2004 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Manchester Cathedral The rear of the cathedral The interior Manchester Cathedral is a Medieval church located on Victoria Street in central Manchester. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (960x1280, 627 KB) Summary Newcastle Cathedral Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... The Cathedral from the New castle The interior Newcastle Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral in Newcastle, in the north-east of England. ... Image File history File links Peel_Cathedral_2006. ... The Cathedral Church of Saint German or Peel Cathedral. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 637 KB) Summary East end of Ripon Cathedral Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The west front of Ripon minster The interior of the cathedral The East end Ripon Cathedral in Ripon was founded in 672, when it is believed to have been the second stone building erected in the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria. ... Image File history File links SheffieldLanternTower. ... Sheffield Cathedral is the Church of England cathedral for the diocese of Sheffield, England. ... Image File history File links Summary Southwell Minster by James Newman, 2005. ... Southwell Minster Southwell Minster is a minster and cathedral, in the British town of Southwell in Nottinghamshire, six miles away from Newark. ... Wakefield Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of All Saints Wakfield is the cathedral for the Church of Englands Diocese of Wakefield and is the seat of the Bishop of Wakefield. ... York Minster File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... York Minster Close The southwest tower of York Minster Inside York Minster The interior of the tower York Minster is an imposing Gothic cathedral in York, northern England. ...

Roman Catholic Church

Province of Westminster

City Dedication Established Notes
Brentwood St Mary and St Helen 1917 parish church 1861
Norwich St John the Baptist 1976
Northampton Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury 1850 formerly the parish church of St Felix
Nottingham St Barnabas 1850
Westminster   The Most Precious Holy Blood, St Mary, St Joseph and St Peter 1910

The Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Helen is the Roman Catholic cathedral in the English town of Brentwood, Essex. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 577 KB) Summary The Roman Catholic Cathedral of St. ... The Cathedral Church of St John the Baptist is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in the city of Norwich, Norfolk. ... Northampton Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Northampton, England. ... Download high resolution version (700x736, 71 KB)Nottingham Cathedral, taken by me 20/04/2004 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Cathedral Church of St. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (972x1296, 791 KB) Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Westminster Cathedral List of cathedrals in the United Kingdom ... Westminster Cathedral from Victoria Street The interior of Westminster Cathedral Westminster Cathedral is the motherchurch of the Roman Catholic faithful of the Archdiocese of Westminster and the metropolitan church of the Westminster Province, located at 42 Francis Street SW1 in the City of Westminster in London, England. ...

Province of Birmingham

City Dedication Established Notes
Birmingham   The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of St Chad 1839 pro-cathedral (acting cathedral) 1839-1841
Clifton St Peter and St Paul 1973 preceded by The Pro-Cathedral of the Apostles
Shrewsbury Our Lady Help of Christians and St Peter of Alcantara 1850

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1738x2161, 686 KB) Summary RC Cathedral of St Chad, Birmingham, England, photographed by me 10th May 2006. ... St Chads Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral in Birmingham, England, dedicated to St Chad. ... Download high resolution version (600x926, 36 KB)Clifton Cathedral in Clifton, Bristol. ... Categories: Buildings and structures stubs | Bristol | Roman Catholic cathedrals in Britain ... Shrewsbury Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Shrewsbury, England. ...

Province of Liverpool

City Dedication Established Notes
Coulby Newham St Mary 1983 translated from Middlesbrough
Lancaster St Peter 1924
Leeds St Anne 1878 rebuilt 1904 after original site used for road-widening
Liverpool The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of Christ the King 1967 preceded by two earlier unfinished cathedrals
Newcastle upon Tyne   St Mary 1882
Salford St John the Evangelist 1850
Sheffield St. Marie 1980

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (843x866, 148 KB)My photo of Lancaster Cathedral Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Lancaster, England is the home of the Lancaster Cathedral, an impressive Roman Catholic cathedral also known as Saint Peters Cathedral. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1200x1134, 247 KB) South elevation of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, designed by Giles Frederick Gibberd. ... Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral steps The south elevation and main entrance to the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral in Liverpool, has the official name of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1200x1600, 385 KB) Newcastle St Marys Cathedral Taken by James@hopgrove, March 2006 I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... St. ... Image File history File links SalfCath. ... The Cathedral Church of St. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1536x2048, 1366 KB) Summary Picture taken from the south Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... The Cathedral The Cathedral Church of St Marie is the Roman Catholic cathedral in Sheffield, England. ...

Province of Southwark

City Dedication Established Notes
Arundel St Philip Howard 1965
Plymouth St Mary and St Boniface 1858
Portsmouth   St. John the Evangelist 1882
Southwark St George 1850

Arundel Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in West Sussex, England. ... St georges cathedral southwark. ... St Georges Cathedral St Georges Cathedral Southwark is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Southwark, South London. ...

Bishopric of the British Armed Forces

City Dedication Established Notes
Aldershot   St Michael and St George 1927 (used for the Bishopric of the British Armed Forces) built by Sir Robert Lorimer

The armed forces of the United Kingdom are known as the British Armed Forces or Her Majestys Armed Forces, officially the Armed Forces of the Crown. ... The armed forces of the United Kingdom are known as the British Armed Forces or Her Majestys Armed Forces, officially the Armed Forces of the Crown. ... Robert Lorimer at work in the office of Sir Robert Rowand Anderson. ...

Ukrainian Catholic Church, Exarchy of Great Britain

City Dedication Established Notes
London   The Holy Family in Exile

former United Reformed Church

Liberal Catholic Church

City Dedication Established Notes
Putney   All Saints

Eastern Orthodox Churches

Antiochian Orthodox Church, Diocese of Western Europe

City Dedication Established Notes
London NW1   St George 1a Redhill Street, NW1 4BG

St Georges Cathedral, London is an Antiochian church, previously called Christ Church. ...

Armenian Orthodox Church in Great Britain

City Dedication Established Notes
London W8   St Sarkis Iverna Gardens, W8 6TP

Belarusian Autocephalous Orthodox Church

City Dedication Established Notes
Manchester   St Nicholas

Eritrean Orthodox Church in Great Britain

City Dedication Established Notes
London SW12   11 Anfield Close, SW12 0NT

Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Great Britain

City Dedication Established Notes
London NW1   33 Juniper Crescent, NW1 8HA

Greek Orthodox Church in Great Britain, Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain

City Dedication Established Notes
Birmingham   The Dormition of the Mother of God and St Andrew former Church of England parish church, 8 Arthur Place
Leicester St Nicholas and St Xenophon Aylestone Road
London All Saints Camden Town, NW1 0JA
St Sophia 1922 consecrated 5 January 1882, mother church of the Greek Orthodox church in Great Britain, W2 4LQ
The Dormition of the Mother of God Wood Green, N22 8LB
The Nativity of the Mother of God Camberwell, SE5 0TF
St Andrew 1970 Kentish Town, NW1 9QA
St Nicholas Shepherds Bush, W12 8JW
The Holy Cross and St Michael Golders Green, NW11 8DA

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 1616 KB) Summary Birmingham Orthodox Cathedral, Arthur Place, Birmingham, England, photographed by me 10th May 2006 Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the... Birmingham Orthodox Cathedral The Orthodox Cathedral of the Dormition of Theotokos and Saint Andreas The Dormition of the Mother of God and St Andrew is a Greek Orthodox cathedral in Birmingham, England, dedicated to the Dormition of the Mother of God and St Andrew. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2160x3840, 3084 KB) Description: All Saints, Camden Town, London Photographer: User:Justinc File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): List of cathedrals in the United Kingdom All Saints... All Saints, Camden Town in 1828. ...

Russian Orthodox Patriarchal Church in Great Britain, Diocese of Sourozh

City Dedication Established Notes
London SW7   The Dormition and All Saints Ennismore Gardens, SW7 1NH

Serbian Orthodox Church, Diocese of Great Britain and Scandinavia

City Dedication Established Notes
London W11   St Sava Lancaster Road, W11 1QQ

Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Great Britain

City Dedication Established Notes
London W3   1a Newton Avenue, W3 8AJ

Other Churches (including Continuing Anglican Churches)

Ancient Catholic Church

City Dedication Established Notes
Stamford Hill   The Good Shepherd

Ancient and Old Catholic Church

City Dedication Established Notes
Newcastle-upon-Tyne   St Willibrord and All Saints

Anglican Catholic Church

City Dedication Established Notes
Lydd   St Nicholas of Myra

Pro-Cathedral

Church of England (Continuing)

City Dedication Established Notes
Wolverhampton St Silas Official Church Website

Free Church of England

City Dedication Established Notes
Birmingham (Saltley) Emmanuel pro-cathedral
Morecambe Emmanuel pro-cathedral

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Holy Catholic Church (Anglican Rite)

City Dedication Established Notes
Stoke-on-Trent   Our Lady of Grace

former Methodist church, translated from Madeley Heath

Metropolitan Community Church

City Dedication Established Notes
Bournemouth St Neil 1979 pro-cathedral

Traditional Church of England

City Dedication Established Notes
Windlesham   St George

Former and intended cathedrals (including pre-reformation)

please refer to List of former cathedrals in England and Wales This is a list of former and intended cathedrals in England and Wales (including pre-reformation). ...


Scotland

Church of Scotland (including pre-Reformation)

The Church of Scotland is no longer governed by bishops, and so officially has no cathedrals. However, buildings which were cathedrals prior to the Reformation (or in periods of the church's history when it did have an episcopacy) are still commonly called 'cathedrals'. (These buildings are often denoted by the title "High Kirk".) The Church of Scotland (CofS, known informally as The Kirk, Eaglais na h-Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is the national church of Scotland. ... Kirk can mean church in general or The Church of Scotland in particular. ...


Former cathedral buildings (still used for worship)

City Dedication Established Notes
Aberdeen   St Machar translated from Mortlach c.1131
Birnie St Brendan
Brechin The Holy Trinity before 1150 on the site of a former Culdee monastery
Dunblane St Blane
Dornoch St Mary 1224
Dunkeld Cathedral. Dunkeld St Columba 1120 abbey 815
Edinburgh   St Giles
Glasgow St Mungo (or St Kentigern) 1123
Iona St Mary monastery 563, currently used for worship by the Iona Community
Kirkwall St Magnus 1137 part of the archbishopric of Trondhiem, Norway, 1137-1472
Lismore St Moloug

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former cathedrals (disused)

Place Dedication Established Notes
Abercorn St Wilfred c.680 monastery established mid 7th century, now the site of the kirk
Abernethy St Brigid possible seat of bishop in eighth century
Birsay Christ Church before 1035 location unknown; possibly on the Brough of Birsay
Dunfermline now in the care of Historic Scotland
Egilsay St Magnus
Elgin The Holy Trinity 1224 aka Lantern of the North; ruins in care of Historic Scotland
Fortrose St Peter and St Boniface   13th century ruins in care of Historic Scotland
Halkirk 11th century translated to Dornoch 1222
Kingarth St Blane care of Historic Scotland
Kinneddar
Kilrimont 9th century abbey 8th century
Mortlach St Molouc to 1131 translated to Aberdeen 1131
Rosemarkie 12th century translated to Fortrose in 13th century
St Andrews   St Andrew 908 archbishopric 1472; now in ruins, in the care of Historic Scotland
Skeabost 15th century translated to Iona
Spynie The Holy Trinity 1207/8 translated to Elgin 1224; possibly a parish church 1224-1736
Whithorn St Martin of Tours 5th century aka the Candida Casa ("White House"); ruins in care of Historic Scotland

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Scottish Episcopal Church

Place Dedication Established Notes
Aberdeen St Andrew 1817
Dundee St Paul 1855
Edinburgh   St Mary 1879
Glasgow St Mary 1871
Inverness St Andrew 1869
Millport The Holy Spirit 1882 aka The Cathedral of the Isles
Oban St John the Divine co-cathedral with Millport
Perth St Ninian 1850

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Roman Catholic Church

Province of St. Andrews and Edinburgh

City Dedication Established Notes
Aberdeen St Mary of the Assumption 1880
Ayr The Good Shepherd 1957 translated from Dumfries, located in Dalmilling Crescent
Dumfries St Andrew to May 1961 located in Shakespeare Street, destroyed by fire; translated to Ayr 1962
Dundee St Andrew 1782
Edinburgh   St Mary 1814
Oban St Columba 1932

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Province of Glasgow

City Dedication Established Notes
Glasgow The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of St Andrew 1797
Motherwell   Our Lady of Good Aid 1947 church consecrated in 1929
Paisley St Mirin 1948

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Greek Orthodox Church

City Dedication Established Notes
Glasgow   St Luke 1954 Belhaven United Presbyterian church 1877

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Wales

Church in Wales (including pre-Reformation)

City Dedication Established Notes
Bangor St Deiniol 456 secular canons 1092
Brecon St John the Evangelist 1923 Benedictine priory 1093/1110-1538
Llandaff St Peter and St Paul 560 monastery, secular canons 1107; originally dedicated to St. Peter and St. Teilo
Newport St Woolos 1921 former parish church
St. Asaph St Asaph 553 monastery, secular canons 1143
St David's   St David 580 secular canons 1116; originally dedicated to St Andrew and St David

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1087x774, 321 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Bangor, Wales ... Bangor Cathedral from Bangor Mountain Bangor Cathedral is a place of Christian worship situated in Bangor in North Wales in the United Kingdom. ... Following the Norman conquest of Britain in 1066, an uneasy pact was maintained between the Welsh chieftains and the Norman invaders. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1944x2592, 3394 KB) Summary Llandaff Cathedral Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Llandaff Cathedral List of cathedrals in the United Kingdom Metadata This file contains additional... Llandaff Cathedral is situated in the suburb of Llandaff in the city of Cardiff, the capital of Wales, and is the seat of the Bishop of Llandaff. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1024x679, 565 KB) http://www. ... St Woolos Cathedral in the city of Newport is the cathedral for the diocese of Monmouth (Monmouthshire). ... St. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 1909 KB) Summary St. ... St Davids Cathedral from the gatehouse St Davids Cathedral is situated in the tiny city of St Davids in Pembrokeshire. ...

Roman Catholic Church, Province of Cardiff

City Dedication Established Notes
Cardiff The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of St. David 1916
Swansea St Joseph 1987 church opened in 1888, located in Convent Street, Greenhill, SA1 2BX
Wrexham   Our Lady of Sorrows 1907 parish church 1847, pro-cathedral (acting cathedral) 1907-1987

Gibraltar, St Helena & the Falkland Islands

Church of England

City Dedication Established Notes
Gibraltar   The Holy Trinity 1842 church built between 1825 and 1832
St Helena   St Paul 1859 church built in 1851
Stanley   Christ Church 1892 described as the most southernly cathedral in the world. An archway of whale bones was erected in 1933 to mark the centenary of British rule

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Roman Catholic Church

City Dedication Established Notes
Gibraltar   St Mary the Crowned 15th century built in 1462, on the site of Gibraltar's mosque

Northern Ireland

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References

  • The Observer’s Book of Cathedrals Anthony S. B. New, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, London & New York, 1972
  • Discovering Cathedrals David Pepin, Shire Publications Ltd, 1994
  • Scottish Cathedrals Richard Fawcett, B.T.Batsford Ltd/Historic Scotland, 1997
  • The Cathedrals of Britain David L. Edwards, Pitkin Pictorials, 1989
  • Cathedrals & Abbeys of England Stephen Platten, Jarrold Publishing, 1999
  • The Cathedrals of Scotland Peter Galloway, Scottish Cultural Press, 2000
  • Collins Guide To Cathedrals, Abbeys and Priories of England and Wales Henry Thorold, Collins, 1986

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