Below is a list of the top England
Cathedrals with Websites, Images and
Reviews, such as Durham , Liverpool , St
Paul's , York Minster , Lincoln and
A Cathedral is a Christian Church that
contains the seat of a Bishop, it has
nothing to do with the size of the
building, although most Bishops have
their seats in the largest churches in
Some are the largest by volume, type,
highest, longest, or the oldest.
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Cathedral 331 feet high, 620 feet
long. Built from 1904-1978, Liverpool
Anglican Cathedral is situated on St
James' Mount, in the centre of Liverpool. This Cathedral is
said to be the the largest in the UK, and
the fifth largest in the world by area.
Free to visit, small donations are
encouraged. Phone number 0151 709
L1 7AZ .
Metropolitan Cathedral 278 feet
high. Built from 1962-1967, Liverpool
Metropolitan Cathedral is a Roman
Catholic cathedral in the centre of
Liverpool, close to the huge
Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. This
cathedral attracts visitors for its
design rather than size. Free to visit,
small donations are encouraged. Phone
number 0151 709 9222.
L3 5TQ .
Cathedral 365 feet high, 518 feet
long. Built from 1665-1710, St Paul's
Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral
situated at the top of Ludgate Hill, the
highest point in the centre of London. This cathedral is said
to be the second largest in England, 17th
largest in the world. Many famous people
are buried in St Paul's such as Nelson,
Wellington, Sir Alexander Fleming, and
the architect who designed the cathedral,
Sir Christopher Wren. Charges to enter
are about £18 adult. Phone number
020 7246 8350.
Abbey 225 feet high, 513 feet
long. Built 1245-1745, The Collegiate
Church of St Peter is better known as
Westminster Abbey. Large
Image . Situated in the centre of
London, next to the Parliament
building, many royals have been crowned
here, and many buried within its walls,
also, some of the most famous people in
British history are buried here, so many,
there is little space left for any more
tombs. Charges to enter are about
£20 adult. Phone number 020 7222
Cathedral 234 feet high, 524 feet
long. Built from 1220-1480, York Minster
is a huge Gothic cathedral in York,
northeast England. Large
Image This is the largest Gothic
Cathedral in the UK, 4th largest Gothic
cathedral in the world by volume after
Charges to enter are about £15
adult. Phone number 01904 557 200.
YO1 7HH .
Cathedral 525 ft high original now
271 ft, 470 ft long. Built from
1185-1311, Lincoln Cathedral is an
Anglican cathedral situated in the centre
of Lincoln/ England. This was the tallest
building in the world for 249 years from
1300-1549. The 524 feet high central
spire was never rebuilt after it
collapsed in 1549. The only Cathedral to
exceed this height is the 530 feet high
Munster in Germany. Charges to enter
are about £8 adult. Phone number
01522 561 600.
LN2 1PX .
Cathedral 404 feet high, 442 feet
long. Built from 1220-1258, Salisbury
Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral
situated in the town of Salisbury, south
of England. The cathedral has the highest
church spire in the UK at 404 ft, has the
world's oldest working clock from 1386,
and has one of the four original copies
of Magna Carta. Tower tours cost about
£10 for adults. Phone number 01722
SP1 2EJ .
Cathedral 556 feet long, Present
building built 1094-1300s, Winchester
Cathedral is one of the largest in
England, claimed to be the longest Gothic
cathedral in Europe. King Alfred of
Wessex used Winchester for his main city
in 827, and Edward the Confessor was the
last king to be crowned in the Old
Cathedral in 1043. Most kings were
crowned at Westminster Abbey after this
time, as London became the capitol of
England. The novelist Jane Austen was
buried in Wnchester Cathedral in 1817 .
The tombs of many Saxon Kings were moved
from the old building to this one. Prices
about £8 adult, Tower tours from £6.
Phone number 01962 857 200.
Cathedral 236 ft high, 515 ft
long, built 1070-1834. Canterbury
Cathedral in the county of Kent, is one
of the oldest, and most famous Cathedrals
in England. There are many famous people
buried here, including the Archbishop
Thomas Becket. Charges to enter are about
£10 adult. Phone number 01227 762
CT1 2EH .
Cathedral 218 feet high, 469 feet
long, built 1093-1133. Durham Cathedral,
in northeast England, is claimed to be
one of the top Norman buildings in
England, now a UNESCO World Heritage
Site, along with Durham Castle that is
connected to the cathedral by Palace
Green. Free to visit, small donations
are encouraged. Large Image.
Interior Phone number 0191 386
DH1 3EH .
Cathedral 160 feet high, 383 feet
long, built 1176-1490. Wells Cathedral is
a Church of England cathedral situated in
Somerset, southwest England. This
cathedral is claimed to be one of the top
examples of early English architecture.
Free to visit, donations are encouraged.
Phone number 01749 674 483.
BA5 2UE .
Chapel at Windsor Castle built
1475-1500s. St George's Chapel is
situated within the walls of the huge
Windsor Castle, 22 miles west of London.
The chapel is the size of some
cathedrals, and the burial place of many
royals, such as most recent: King George
VI in 1952, Princess Margaret (ashes) in
2002, & Queen Elizabeth (The Queen
Mother) in 2002. Also the burial place of
Henry VIII. Large
Image . Visitor fees for the castle
and chapel are about £20 per adult.
Phone number 01753 848 888.
SL4 1NJ .
Cathedral 252 feet high, built
1200-1340. Lichfield Cathedral is
situated in Staffordshire/ England, about
20 miles north of Birmingham. This is
claimed to be the only medieval English
cathedral with three spires. The
Cathedral was badly damaged during the
English Civil war. Restoration began in
the 1660s. Entrance is free with
donations encouraged. Visitor Guides are
available at about £6 and Souvenir
Books at about £8. Phone number
01543 306 100.
Cathedral built 1160-1547. Ripon
Cathedral is the cathedral of Ripon and
Leeds, situated in the small city of
Ripon, about 34 miles north of Leeds,
built in Anglo-Saxon/ Gothic style. Below
the Cathedral, from an earlier church, is
claimed to be one of the oldest complete
crypts in Europe from 672. Free visits.
Phone number 01765 603 462.
HG4 1QT .
Cathedral built 1179-1238.
Rochester Cathedral is a Norman structure
situated in Kent, 31 miles southeast of
London. The bishopric is claimed to be
the second oldest in England, with
Canterbury being the oldest. The
cathedral is only 306 feet long, but its
nave is said to be the oldest in England,
and it has an interesting Norman crypt.
Free to enter with donations encouraged.
Phone number 01634 843 366.
ME1 1SX .