Llandaff Cathedral (Eglwys Gadeiriol Llandaff), by John Prichard (1817-1886), J. P. Seddon and others
Llandaff Cathedral, by John Prichard, John Pollard Seddon and others

Llandaff Cathedral (Eglwys Gadeiriol Llandaff)

John Prichard, J. P. Seddon and others

Victorian restoration, 1843-1869; south-west tower and spire, 1869

Cardiff, Wales

Related Material

  • Stained glass window (King David, St. Stephen and Samuel) by Burne-Jones and Morris
  • Stained glass window (the Crucifixion) by J. S Sparrow
  • Stained glass window (St Teilo, St Tudful and St Elfan) by R. J. Newbery / Charles Powell
  • The "Seed of David" triptych by D. G. Rossetti
  • Central panel of triptych
  • "The Days of Creation" ceramic relief by Burne-Jones
  • J. R.Buckley, by Sir William Goscombe John
  • View of J. R.Buckley and "Prichard's Tower"
  • Llandaff Cathedral is picturesquely situated in a leafy hollow just below Cathedral Green, and close to the River Taff — from which Llandaff takes its name. The building stands on an ancient site; the rumour that the see had its origins in the second century may be implausible (see "Llandaff Cathedral"), but there is evidence for sixth-century worship here, and the earliest parts of the current building date from the twelfth century, with the Chapter House dating from c.1250. [Commentary continues below.]

    Photographs and text Jacqueline Banerjee, 2009.

    [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. Mouse over the text for links, and click on the images to enlarge them.]