Chester Cathedral

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Chester Cathedral

Also known as St Werburgh's Abbey Church

Location
12 Abbey Square
Chester, Cheshire West and Chester Unitary Authority, Cheshire, CH1 2HU England
Website
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A Benedictine monastery formerly St Werburgh's abbey church, is dedicated to Christ and the Blessed , Virgin Mary, also the mother church of the Church of England Diocese of Chester. The abbey church was established on the same site in 1093 by Hugh Lupus, the Earl of Chester. In 1541, St Werburgh's Abbey became the Chester Cathedral by order of King Henry VIII.

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GPS Coordinates: 53.19189, -2.89046

  • Added: 30 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #658463