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Cathedral Church of St Peter Cathedral Church of St. Peter in Exeter Exeter Cathedral
1a The Cloisters ExeterEX1 1HS
Exeter  locality
Devon  county
England  country
United Kingdom  country
Europe  continent
Main date(s)
13th C
50.722506° N, 3.529948° W
OS Grid Reference
SX 92115 92550
Opening hours
Mon-Fri 9:30-4,Sat 9-4:45
£5 adult; £3 concession
Main: 01392 285983
Shop: 01392 271354

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Commenced 1275 in grey Beer limestone, completed mid C14. 7 bay nave, palm vaulted 1353 onwards. 7 bays to the East of the crossing, 4 to the choir, 3 to the presbytery. Lady chapel of 3 bays. East end completed circa 1310. Triforum added 1316-18. West front of mid C14 with much figure carving, restored and cleaned 1972. Norman towers over the transepts. Cathedral restored by Scott 1870-7. Minstrels Gallery, mid C14. Bishop's Throne of 1313-1317, one of the finest pieces of woodwork of its date. Clock of 1376, restored and renewed. Font, 1692. Some good glass, East window of 1389. Many monuments.

All the listed buildings in Cathedral Close form a group.

Source: The National Heritage List for England. Reprinted under license.

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