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St Asaph Cathedral, (Welsh: Eglwys Gadeiriol Llanelwy) at St Asaph, Denbighshire, north Wales, is officially the smallest Anglican cathedral in the United Kingdom. Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... St Asaph (Welsh: Llanelwy) is a town in Denbighshire, Wales on the River Elwy. ... Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a county in North Wales. ... This article is about the country. ... A cathedral is a religious building for worship, specifically of a denomination with an episcopal hierarchy, such as the Roman Catholic, Anglican and some Lutheran churches, which serves as a bishops seat, and thus as the central church of a diocese. ...


A church was originally built on or near the site by Saint Kentigern in the 6th century. The earliest parts of the present building date from the 13th century. Saint Mungo, also known as Saint Kentigern, traditional apostle to Strathclyde and patron saint and alleged founder of the city of Glasgow. ... This Buddhist stela from China, Northern Wei period, was built in the early 6th century. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ...


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  • St Asaph Cathedral website

 
 

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