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In our collection you can delve into the fascinating correspondence between architect Sir Edward Maufe and the contractors, the Diocese, Bishop and Chapter.

Explore the role that Lady Prudence Maufe played in the textiles and interior look of the Cathedral from the carpets to the Copes and Mitres.

Learn about the great fundraising effort that was involved in bringing the vision of Sir Edward Maufe to life, from the very beginnings, to the work of Eleanor Iredale after the Second World War.

Discover our captivating collection of photographs documenting the very beginnings of the Cathedral through to Royal Visits, Flower Festivals, abseiling and beyond.

Study our collection of Kneeler patterns showing the original designs submitted to Sir Edward Maufe for approval.

Examine the collection of drawings of churches by Dr John Clark, who made two maps of the Diocese currently on display in the Cathedral

See the Royal cushions used by HM The Queen and HRH Duke of Edinburgh during the consecration and again during their visit for the Golden Jubilee in 2011.


What will you discover?

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