View by Night
View all photos of Christ Church Cathedral »
View larger aerial map of Christ Church Cathedral »

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
Christ Church Cathedral
53.343423° N, 6.271380° W
Christ Church Place

Essays on Christ Church Cathedral

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 17, 2011

    The exterior of Christ Church Cathedral was almost entirely refaced with new stone during the restoration of 1875, but it retains the original Norman-Early English structure. South of the transept are the foundations of the 13th-century chapter house. The transept itself has a fine Romanesque portal, which was moved here from the north side in 1826. The present nave was begun in 1234 in the Early English style, with pointed arches. The south wall was rebuilt in the 17th century after the vault collapsed, but the north wall is original. 1196), with an impressive effigy of an armored knight. continue reading →

Blog Posts on Christ Church Cathedral

  • Ireland So Far

    Posted August 30, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Ireland Road Trip

    Hello! This post comes to you from the village of Adare, just south of Limerick in western Ireland. But most of it was written in Kilkenny a couple days ago, where we stayed in a modern hotel with an excellent wireless connection. Unfortunately I didn't have time to finish it while we were there, and we are using a…

Bibliography of Christ Church Cathedral

Article Info

Short URL
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

Historic Places Near Christ Church Cathedral