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Cathedral
George, St Albans AL1 1BY Route Planner
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Opening hours

8.30am-5.45pm

Description

The original abbey was a shrine to St Alban, England's first Christian martyr. The present building, dominated by its Norman tower, was started in 1077 and underwent many alterations. The façade dates from 1879. Interesting features inside include the nave screen (1350), the reredos (1484), the Lady Chapel (1320), the shrine of St Alban, exquisite medieval wall paintings and ceiling panels.

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