- St Asaph Cathedral
A church was originally built on or near the site by
Saint Kentigernin the 6th century(other sources say Saint Elwyin 560). Saint Asa (or Asaph), a grandson of Pabo Post Prydain, followed after this date.
The earliest parts of the present building date from the
13th centurywhen a new building was begun on the site after the original stone cathedral was burnt by King Edward I in 1282.
The rebellion of
Owain Glyndŵrresulted in part of the cathedral being reduced to a ruin for seventy years. The present building was largely built in the reign of Henry Tudor and greatly restored in the 19th century.
* [http://www.stasaphcathedral.org.uk St Asaph Cathedral website]
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