Derby Cathedral

About Derby Cathedral

A BRIEF HISTORY:
The original church was founded by King Edmund I in about 943 as a royal collegiate church; however, no traces of its structure survive. According to the Domesday assessors, it belonged to the King, and was served by a college of seven priests.

The current cathedral dates from the 14th century, although it appears to be based on an earlier medieval building, which drawings show was about the same size as the present church. It may be that it became structurally unstable and ...

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18-19 Iron Gate
Derby, Darley Abbey

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