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Description: Ruined Cathedral Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 5 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 218400
OS Grid Reference: SP3360278975
OS Grid Coordinates: 433602, 278975
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4078, -1.5075
833/1/1 RUINED CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL
Among the largest medieval parish churches in England. Made a collegiate church
in 1908, cathedral in 1918. Much damaged by an air raid, November 1940, leaving
body of church unroofed and without arcades.
Nave and chancel with aisles, 2 pairs of chapels north and south of nave aisles,
1 on south still roofed. South porch. Apsidal sanctuary with crypt. Magnificent west steeple dominating centre of city.
Crypt and south porch circa 1300. West steeple 1373-94 with spire begun 1432.
Church walls rebuilt 1373 - circa 1450. Stonework restored 1883-90 by J Oldrid
Listing NGR: SP3356478992
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Source: English Heritage
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