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Norwich Catholic Cathedral

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Norwich Catholic Cathedral
Norwich, Norfolk, England
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Most visitors to Norwich come to see the historic medieval cathedral, and rightly so, for it is one of the most impressive medieval buildings in England. How many visitors, I wonder, realise that Norwich has a second cathedral, in its own way just as impressive. This is the Roman Catholic Cathedral of St John the Baptist, the second largest Catholic cathedral church in the country. This beautiful Victorian Gothic building was designed by George Gilbert Scott the younger, and begun in 1882 on the site of the old Norwich gaol. The interior is sumptuous, a marvel of neo-Gothic style. I loved it!

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