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Bangor Cathedral

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Bangor Cathedral, situated on the south side of the Menia Straits which separates the isle of Anglesey from the mainland of north Wales, may be the only Cathedral in the United Kingdom to have been in continuous use since its conception. It is one of the earliest monastic settlements in all of the UK. being founded by St. Deiniol in the year 525; when Deiniol was consecrated Bishop in 546 his church became a Cathedral.

The building one sees today is of course not the original, for the Cathedral has been rebuilt on several occasions. The first stone one being erected by Bishop David between ll20 and ll39.

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Bangor Cathedral
The Diocesan Centre
Cathedral Close
Bangor
Gwynedd
LL57 1RL

Tel: 01248 353983

E-Mail:
martinbrown@churchinwales.org.uk
Website:
http://www.churchinwales.org.uk/ba
ngor/cathedral/

Amenities

  • School Parties
  • Parking
  • Giftshop
  • Coach Parties
  • All Weather

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Note: There is no entry to the Cathedral, but any donations are always welcome.

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Part of: Historical, Culture & Heritage, Arts, Craft categories

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