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St David's Roman Catholic Cathedral Church, Charles Street, Cardiff

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Map ReferenceST17NE
Grid ReferenceST1856976429
Unitary (Local) AuthorityCardiff
Old CountyGlamorgan
CommunityCastle (Cardiff)
Type Of SiteCHURCH
PeriodPost Medieval
St David's Cathedral was built between 1884-1887 by Pugin and Pugin, architects. It was built as a Roman Catholic parish church and raised to cathedral status 1920; the church was gutted after incendiary bomb attack in 1941. The restoration was carried out in the 1950s by F R Bates, Son, and Price and the church was reopened in March 1959. It is a Gothic building of serious, severe Early English design; built of coursed rock-faced Pennant stone with red sandstone ashlar dressings.

Reference: Cadw listed buildings database.