Anglican Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool :: Shared Description

Liverpool Cathedral is the Church of England Cathedral of the Diocese of Liverpool, built on St James's Mount. The total external length of the building, including the Lady Chapel is 207 yards (189 metres) making it the longest cathedral in the world*.

Built to a design by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, mainly of local sandstone quarried from the South Liverpool suburb of Woolton, the first part of the building to be completed, the Lady Chapel, was consecrated in 1910. Following delays caused by the First World War, the main body of the Cathedral was consecrated in the presence of King George V and Queen Mary in 1924. The central tower and west transepts were added 1924-42. Further work was hampered by World War II, during which the cathedral received heavy bomb damage. Scott produced his plans for the nave in 1942, but work on it did not begin until 1948 and it wasnít completed until after his death. The completion of the building was marked by a service of thanksgiving and dedication in October 1978, attended by Queen Elizabeth II. It is a grade I listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 359401 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

*The only church building to exceed it in length is St. Peterís Basilica in Rome, which however is not a cathedral.
by David Dixon
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SJ3589 : Liverpool Anglican Cathedral - May 2017 (1) by The Carlisle Kid
SJ3589 : Chancel, High Altar and Te Deum Window, Liverpool Cathedral by David Dixon
SJ3589 : The Lady Chapel from Below the Arch by David Dixon
SJ3589 : "Outraged Christ", Liverpool Cathedral by David Dixon
SJ3589 : High Altar, Liverpool Cathedral by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral, The Risen Christ by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral, Stairs to Dulverton Bridge by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Lady Chapel, Altar and Triptych by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral, Hillsborough Tribute by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Crucifixion Scene (Reredos Detail) by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral, Interior by David Dixon
SJ3589 : 'For You', Liverpool Cathedral by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral, Chapter House Window Detail (1) by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral Font (1) by David Dixon
SJ3589 : The Tower, Liverpool Cathedral by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral Chapter House Window by David Dixon
SJ3589 : High Altar and Reredos, Liverpool Cathedral by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Anglican Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Anglican Cathedral - May 2017 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
SJ3589 : Lady Chapel, Triptych Detail by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral, The Great Space by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral Lady Chapel by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral, The Great Space and Dulverton Bridge by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral, Te Deum Window by David Dixon
SJ3589 : Liverpool Cathedral, View from the River by David Dixon

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Created: Fri, 24 Jul 2015, Updated: Fri, 24 Jul 2015

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