Lincoln Cathedral is one of the most impressive cathedrals in England, with a cliff-like facade and tall towers that can be seen from miles away.

Facts & Stats on Lincoln Cathedral

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Cathedral Church of St Mary and Cloisters and Chapter House and Libraries
Cathedral Church of St Mary in Lincoln
Lincoln Cathedral

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Minster Yard
Lincoln, England
National Grid Reference
SK 97796 71808

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Listed Building Description of Lincoln Cathedral


SK9771NE MINSTER YARD 1941-1/9/224 Cathedral Church of St Mary, 08/10/53 cloisters, chapter house and libraries


Cathedral church with attached cloisters, chapter house and libraries. Established c1072-1092 by Bishop Remigius. Restored and extended following a fire, 1123-1148, for Bishop Alexander. Remodelled c1180-1200 by Richard the Mason and Geoffrey de Noiers for St Hugh of Avalon. Transepts extended and completed c1230-1235 by Michael "magister operis". Crossing tower rebuilt c1240 by master mason Alexander, and heightened 1307-1311 by Richard of Stow... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
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Resources for Lincoln Cathedral

  1. Official Website of Lincoln Cathedral Official website.
  2. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Lincoln Cathedral - Lincoln, England