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Derby Cathedral

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Address: 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
Phone Number: +44 1332 341201
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A Beautiful Small Cathedral. Very friendly congregation. The building is steeped in history dated back to the 13th Century. Bess of Hardwick is buried here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I understand that this is a beautiful Cathedral, unfortunately on the bright sunny day I made a special trip to visit...it was shut! Try doing renovation work in the winter!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A Beautiful Small Cathedral. Very friendly congregation. The building is steeped in history dated back to the 13th Century. Bess of Hardwick is buried here.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

lovely building with an interesting history. Guide book leaflets are printed at the entrance to the Cathedral in a wide range of languages, all with detailed information about all aspects of the Cathedral. Opportunities arise to climb the Cathedral Tower at certain times of year.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Yeah it's free to walk round, but no trips upto the top, no-one on hand to talk to about the history of the place, or what makes it special. The organ's good, and they put on a decent carol service once a year (if you can get tickets), but it's not up there with Lincoln et al. Took our foreign... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Access is easy from the main pedestrianised area of the Cathedral Quarter. The Cathedral is not as grand as many of the older churches in Derbyshire but is steeped in history and the Catherine Chapel is exquisite in its simplicity. Most definitely a place to spend an hour or two in, and across the road is the Cathedral Bookshop and... More 

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Derby, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Beautiful cathedral with very friendly helpers. Take time to walk down to the little prayer chapel and read the various informative signs around the cathedral itself. A nice thirty minute break from shopping. Also do a lovely carol concert at Christmas.

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Sunbury on Thames
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Derby Cathedral is a 'promoted' parish church. That said, the acoustic and organ are good and the interior, once the renovation is finished, should be attractive. A surprisingly large congregation attended on Sunday morning. Charged-for parking available a short walk away. Coffee shop across the road.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Liked the Cathedral it was very majestic. The service was done through a funeral directors. There was a Christmas tree were bereaved families could hang a star with their deceased family members name on it and nothing to dislike.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The current cathedral dates from the 14th century but the 65 m tower is not as old and dates from 1510 to 1530 and is built in the perpendicular Gothic style favoured at the time of the time. This church did not reach the status of Cathedral until 1 July 1927. James Gibbs, who was the Georgian architect of the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Popped into the Cathedral in the afternoon and it was bright and lovely! The iron work gate, placed like a rood screen was amazing and showed a level of work rarely seen. Also the engraved brass coffin plaques near front on the left wall were really interesting to read. This cathedral was build later then many, so it is more... More 

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Additional Information about Derby Cathedral

Address: Address: 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
Phone Number: +44 1332 341201
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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