St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport

formerly in: Monmouthshire


N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.

Place OS Grid Ref: ST3188
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Cathedral (Anglican)
On site of cell of St Gwynllyw. Given late 1093 to Gloucester Abbey, who built church around 1140. St Mary's Chapel (west or Galilee) rebuilt in the thirteenth century and altered 1818. Aisles rebuilt in the fifteenth century, along with west tower. Tower upper stages by Humphrey, Earl of Stafford and Jasper Tudor, Duke of Bedford. Church restored in 1853 by W. G. & E. Habershon. Chancel extended by A. D. R. Caroe 1960-4. Raised to Cathedral status 1949, having been the pro-cathedral of the Monmouth diocese since 1921.

Artworks at this site:
  A Light to Lighten the Gentiles A Light to Lighten the Gentiles
firm/studio: John Hardman & Co.
about 1890
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
east wall of the south aisle
Star of David
artist: Arthur Giardelli
1983
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
south wall of the south aisle (St Luke's Chapel)
  East Window and Reredos East Window and Reredos
designer: John Piper
artist: Patrick Reyntiens
1963
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
east wall of the chancel
  The Parable of the Good Samaritan The Parable of the Good Samaritan
firm/studio: John Hardman & Co.
1875
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
south wall of the south aisle
  Christ Blessing Children Brought by their Mothers Christ Blessing Children Brought by their Mothers
firm/studio: John Hardman & Co.
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
west wall of north aisle
  Virgin and Child Virgin and Child
artist: Reg Beach
1990
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
south wall of Galilee Chapel
  Virgin Mary Virgin Mary
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
south wall of Galilee Chapel
  St Anne St Anne
about 1916
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
south wall of St Mary's Chapel
  St Elizabeth St Elizabeth
about 1916
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
south wall of St Mary's Chapel
Christ with the Doctors in the Temple
firm/studio: S. Belham & Co.
1891
St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport
unknown



Other sites at Newport, Monmouthshire
Church of St John the Baptist
Church of St Matthew
Church of St Patrick
Church of St Paul
Llanthewy Road Baptist Church
Synagogue
Victoria Road United Reformed Church

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