Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral
42 Francis Street
London
Greater London
SW1P 1QW
England

Website

www.westminstercathedral.org.uk

Telephone

020 7798 9055

Fax

020 7798 9090

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Westminster Cathedral is one of the greatest secrets of London; people heading down Victoria Street on the well-trodden route to more famous sites are astonished to come across a piazza opening up the view to an extraordinary facade of towers, balconies and domes.

The architecture of Westminster Cathedral certainly sets it apart from other London landmarks. It was designed in the Early Christian Byzantine style by the Victorian architect John Francis Bentley. The foundation stone was laid in 1895 and the fabric of the building was completed eight years later.

The awesome interior of the Cathedral, although incomplete, contains fine marble-work and mosaics. The fourteen Stations of the Cross, by the sculptor Eric Gill, are world renowned.

Venue Type:

Sacred space

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