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

Other Views and Related Material

  • Cathedral from the south
  • South side, showing Chapter House
  • Restored interior
  • Chancel
  • Close-up of chancel ceiling
  • John Prichard, "bearing the mighty tower"
  • Burne-Jones and Morris, stained glass window
  • Triptych by D. G. Rossetti
  • Central panel of triptych
  • J. R.Buckley, by Sir William Goscombe John
  • View of J. R.Buckley and "Prichard's Tower"
  • Offsite: Cardiff — Llandaff Green, a panoramic view of the immediate area.

    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. [continued below]

    Photograph and text Jacqueline Banerjee, 2009

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