Lancaster Cathedral, Lancaster

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Lancaster Cathedral, also known as The Cathedral Church of St Peter and Saint Peter's Cathedral, is in St Peter's Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, England. It was a Roman Catholic parish church until 1924, when it was elevated to the status of a cathedral. It started as a mission church in 1798, and the present church was built on a different site in 1857–59. It was designed by E. G. Paley in the Gothic Revival style. In 1901 a baptistry was added by Austin and Paley, and the east end was reordered in 1995 by Francis Roberts. The cathedral is in active use, arranging services, concerts and other events, and is open to visitors. The building is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.
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  • Lots of history cathedral is very beutiful building stain glass windows some are very different towhat i have come across before well worth a visit  more »
  • Lancaster cathedral was origionally a small church. Although worth a visit for the interior architecture and stained glass it is a working church where people go for peace and tranquillity. Please res...  more »
  • This is a beautiful Cathedral with some stunning features including a lovely Pieta in the children's chapel.  more »
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  • lovely place i went there at night and it's very imposing, but much nicer during the day
  • An oasis of calm and dignity. Ideal for prayer and contemplation.
  • Good architecture and friendly staff
  • After 9 months of living down the road to this I can't wait to move! Bell ringing for hours on end has driven me out! Is it really necessary? The sound is awful and deafening.
  • Emotive and melancholic bell tones, would be great to hear everyday.....
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