- St John the Baptist Cathedral, Norwich
The Cathedral Church of St John the Baptist is the
Roman Catholic cathedralof the city of Norwich, Norfolk, England.
The Cathedral, located on
Earlham Road, was constructed between 1882 and 1910 to designs by George Gilbert Scott, Jr.as a parish church dedicated to John the Baptist. The funds for its construction were provided by Henry Fitzalan-Howard, 15th Duke of Norfolk. In 1976 it was consecrated as the cathedral church for the newly erected Diocese of East Angliaand the seat of the Bishop of East Anglia.
As one of two Cathedrals in the city of Norwich, it can be confused with the
Church of England Norwich Cathedral, completed in the Norman style in 1145.
In 2005, St John's Open Days proved to be very popular, resulting in many first time visitors coming to view the Cathedral.
* [http://www.stjohncathedral.co.uk/ Link to Cathedral Official website.]
* [http://www.cathedraltrust.org.uk/ Link to Cathedral Trust website] - includes information on proposed improvements to the building.
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/norfolk/content/images/2005/02/23/roman_catholic_cathedral_shaunwhitmore_400_400x300.jpgImage of the cathedral] (accessed 24 September 2007)
* [http://www.the-plunketts.freeserve.co.uk/Norwich/Other%20places%20of%20worship%2000.jpgFloor plan of the cathedral] (accessed 24 September 2007)
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