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St Philip's Cathedral
Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2QB Route Planner
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8am-6.30pm (end Jul-early Sep 5pm), weekends 9am-5pm

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Built in 1715 by Thomas Archer, this cathedral has an austere façade enriched by the exuberance of the Western tower (concave and crowned with a dome and lantern) and Western door (fantasy Baroque door mixing a variety of styles). On the inside, huge stained-glass windows by Burne-Jones depict the birth of Christ, the Crucifixion, the Ascension and the Last Judgement.

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