The Cathedral Church of St Nicholas

Chancel and Reredos, The Cathedral Church of St Nicholas


Robert James Johnson (1832-82) — designed reredos

Ralph Hedley (1848-1913) — chancel carvings

Renovated and enlarged, 1873-76

The church was thoroughly renovated and enlarged in 1873-76, at a cost of 30,000. The chancel carvings were the work of the northern realist artist, illustrator and woodcarver, Ralph Hedley (1848-1913). The church became a cathedral in 1882.

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