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

Go Historic ID
318220
Names
Cathedral Church of St Mary and Cloisters and Chapter House and Libraries
Cathedral Church of St Mary in Lincoln
Lincoln Cathedral
Dates
1072-1280

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Minster Yard
Lincoln, England
National Grid Reference
SK 97796 71808
Contact
01522/544544

Essays on Lincoln Cathedral

Listed Building Description of Lincoln Cathedral

LINCOLN

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

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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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About This Listing

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