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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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  • been to the lakes for a weekend and decided to stop by Lancaster on our way home.We decided to pop in the cathedral it was lovely big grand building .Lit a candle for my mum 
  • recently attended a wedding in this majestic cathedral,wow, its beautiful, calming and serene, you don't have to be religious to appreciate this place, lovely place to sit and think and enjoy the surr...  more »
  • A pleasant functional cathedral, some decent stained glass, worth popping in for half an hour. Nice place to pray and meet with God in Lancaster. 
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  • 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.
  • Amazing cathedral. Not only is the building very beautiful, but also people from the parish are nice and friendly.
  • A surreal place to visit, high ceilings and an amazing place.
  • Beautiful peaceful church