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Buildings and structures in Chester

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 65. Chapters: Chester Castle, Chester Cathedral, Chester Zoo, St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Chester, Chester Rows, Grade I listed buildings in Chester, Chester railway station, 3-31 Northgate Street, Chester, St John the Baptist's Church, Chester, Eastgate and Eastgate Clock, Bishop Lloyd's House, Chester Grosvenor and Spa, Water Tower, Chester, Grosvenor Museum, Chester city walls, Chester Town Hall, St. Mary's Centre, Chester, St Peter's Church, Chester, Chester Cathedral Library, The Falcon, Chester, 2-18 St Werburgh Street, Chester, Parker's Buildings, Chester, Christ Church, Chester, St Mary's Church, Handbridge, Booth Mansion, Grosvenor Bridge, 31 and 33 Dee Banks, Chester, St Paul's Church, Boughton, Chester Shot Tower, Gamul House, Stanley Palace, Crypt Chambers, God's Providence House, St Werburgh's Mount, Chester, Public baths, Chester, Deva Stadium, 6-11 Grosvenor Park Road, Chester, 113 and 117 Foregate Street, Chester, St Michael's Church, Chester, Bonewaldesthorne's Tower, Blue Bell, Chester, Walmoor Hill, 1 Bridge Street, Chester, Cowper House, Guildhall, Chester, 1-11 and 13 Bath Street, Chester, 122 Foregate Street, Chester, 30 Bridge Street, Chester, Bridgegate, Chester, St Oswald's Chambers, Chester, Bear and Billet, Chester High Cross, 142 Foregate Street, Chester, Three Old Arches, 78-94 Foregate Street, Chester, Billy Hobby's Well, St Oswald's Vicarage, Chester, St Nicholas' Chapel, Chester, Leche House, Bache railway station, Chester Weir, Zion Chapel, Chester, St Werburgh Chambers, Chester, Old Dee Bridge, Abbey Gateway, Chester, Old Crypt, Chester, St Barnabas' Church, Chester, 38 Bridge Street, Chester, Minerva's Shrine, Chester, Northgate, Chester, Egerton Street School, Chester, Browns of Chester, St Ursula's, Chester, Watergate, Chester, Kaleyard Gate, Chester, 39 Bridge Street, Chester, Anchorite's Cell, Chester, Bridge of Sighs, Grosvenor Shopping Centre, Northgate Arena. Excerpt: Chester Cathedral is the mother church of the Church of England Diocese of Chester, and is located in the city of Chester, Cheshire, England. The cathedral, formerly St Werburgh's abbey church of a Benedictine monastery, is dedicated to Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary. Since 1541 it has been the centre of worship, administration, ceremony and music for the city and diocese. The cathedral is a Grade I listed building, and the heritage site, including the former monastic buildings, lying to the north of the cathedral is also listed Grade I. The cathedral, typical of English cathedrals in having been modified many times, dates from between 1093 and the early 16th century, although the site itself may have been used for Christian worship since Roman times. All the major styles of English medieval architecture, from Norman to Perpendicular are represented in the present building. The cathedral and monastic buildings were extensively restored during the 19th century amidst some controversy, and a free-standing bell-tower was added in the 20th century. The buildings are a major tourist attraction in Chester, a city of historic, cultural and architectural importance. In addition to holding services for Christian worship, the cathedral is used as a venue for concerts and exhibitions. The Bishop's throne (or Cathedra)The city of Chester was an important Roman stronghold. There may have been a Christian basilica on the site of the present cathedral in the late Roman era, while Chester was cont...

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156103869

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