Carlisle Cathedral: Overall three-quarter view



The seat of the Anglican Bishop of Carlisle. It is located in Carlisle, in Cumbria, North West England. It was founded as an Augustinian monastery and became a cathedral in 1133. Carlisle, because of heavy losses to its fabric, is the second smallest (after Oxford), of England’s ancient cathedrals. Its notable features include some fine figurative stone carving, a set of 15th century choir stalls and the largest window in the Flowing Decorated Gothic style in England (the East window).


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Alternate Title
  • Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity

  • G. Massiot & cie

  • Decorative arts

  • Cathedrals

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Gothic (Medieval)

  • Norman

Place of Creation
  • Carlisle

  • +54.894722-2.938611

  • Carlisle, England, United Kingdom

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
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