Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of St Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, in Gloucester, England, stands in the north of the city near the River Severn. It originated in 678 or 679 with the foundation of an abbey dedicated to Saint Peter (dissolved by Henry VIII).

Gloucester Cathedral
Cathedral Church of St Peter
and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity
Gloucester Cathedral
Shown within Gloucester
51°52′03″N 2°14′48″W
LocationGloucester, Gloucestershire
CountryEngland
DenominationChurch of England
Previous denominationRoman Catholic
Websitegloucestercathedral.org.uk
History
StatusFormerly Abbey, dissolved 1540. Cathedral since 1541
DedicationSt Peter
Holy Trinity
Consecrated15 July 1100
Architecture
StyleRomanesque & Gothic
Years built1089–1499
Specifications
Length426 ft 6 in (130.00 m)
Nave length174 ft (53 m)[1]
Choir length140 ft (43 m)[1]
Nave width34 ft (10 m)[1]
Width across transepts144 ft (44 m)
Nave height68 ft (21 m)[1]
Choir height86 ft (26 m)[1]
Number of towers1
Tower height225 ft (69 m)
Administration
ProvinceCanterbury
DioceseGloucester (since 1541)
Clergy
Bishop(s)Rachel Treweek
DeanStephen Lake
PrecentorRichard Mitchell
ChancellorCelia Thomson
Canon(s)Nikki Arthy (City Rector)
Canon MissionerAndrew Braddock (DMM)
ArchdeaconHilary Dawson
Laity
Director of musicAdrian Partington
Organist(s)Jonathan Hope
Chapter clerkEmily Shepherd (COO)
Lay member(s) of chapterCanon Peter Clark, Canon John Coates, Canon Paul Mason[2][3]

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