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cathedrals

07 September 2009

1868 – St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney

Architect: Edmund Thomas Blacket Started in 1837, the plans prepared by the architect James Hume, were of much more modest proportions and were for a traditional cruciform church in the Gothic style. The...

07 September 2009

1884 – St. Saviour’s Cathedral, Goulburn, New South Wales

Architect: Edmund Thomas Blacket About the size of a large English parish church in “Decorated Gothic”, St. Saviour’s is cruciform, having a nave, transepts with chapels, a choir and a sanctuary. It was...

06 September 2009

1880 – Cathedral Church of Resurrection, Lahore, Pakistan

Architect: John Oldrid Scott The Cathedral Church of Resurrection is in the Heart of Lahore. Built in 1887 out of using pink sandstone and designed by architect John Oldrid Scott (son of famous...

04 September 2009

1263 – Duomo, Siena, Italy

The Cathedral was originally designed and completed between 1215 and 1263 on the site of an earlier structure. It has the form of a Latin cross with a slightly projecting transept, a dome...

04 September 2009

Cattedrale San Martino, Lucca, Italy

Architect: Guido Bigarelli Construction of the Romanesque Cathedral of St Martin in Lucca, Italy, was begun in 1063 by Bishop Anselm, later Pope Alexander II. Of this structure, the great apse with its...

04 September 2009

1436 – Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Italy

Architect: Arnolfo di Cambio, Filippo Brunelleschi The new church was designed by Arnolfo di Cambio in 1296 (although the design was altered several times and later reduced in size). Arnolfo di Cambio was...

04 September 2009

1386 – Duomo, Milan, Italy

Built from the late 14th well into the 19th century, the Duomo di Milano is one of the world’s largest churches, being second in size within Italy only to Saint Peter’s Basilica in...

04 September 2009

1059 – Duomo di Parma, Italy

The construction of the Duomo was begun in 1059 by Bishop Cadalo and was consecrated by Paschal II in 1116. The new church was heavily damaged by an earthquake in 1117 and had...

02 September 2009

1879 – St Mary’s Episcopalian Cathedral, Edinburgh

Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott After an architectural competition, this design of Sir George Gilbert Scott was chosen from six others. One of three designs by Sir George Gilbert Scott, for a church...