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St Davids Cathedral Is Situated In The Tiny City Of St Davids In Pembrokeshire , ...

St Davids Cathedral Is Situated In The Tiny City Of St Davids In Pembrokeshire , ...

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Description: St Davids Cathedral is situated in the tiny city of St Davids in Pembrokeshire , Wales It is the seat of the Bishop of St Davids Dedicated to Saint Andrew and Saint David , it is one of the earliest British cathedrals , the first Norman church having been begun in about 1115 Unlike most other medieval cathedrals , its origins are still very plain in its outward appearance Work continued on the cathedral over several centuries The square central tower , which collapsed in 1220 , was soon rebuilt The Lady Chapel was constructed between 1328 and 1347 , and the upper portions of the nave and second stage of the tower date from the 15th century A remodelling of the ageing west front was commissioned in the late 18th century from the Welsh architect , John Nash Most of the stone used in the building of the cathedral was quarried locally UK Europe

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