St Nicholas Cathedral - official Website

  • Description

    "Very soon after the building of a castle by Robert, William the Conqueror’s eldest son, in 1080, the first parish church on the site of St Nicholas Cathedral was erected – almost certainly in wood. The first building was rebuilt in stone towards the end of the 12th century. This was twice damaged by fire in the first half of the 13th century but repaired and extended in the following years. The first reference to ‘St Nicholas’ is in 1194.Towards the end of the 14th century, in order to allow more light into the church, the walls were heightened and a clerestory inserted...."
  • Owner

    Church of England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 3 months ago
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