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Saint Davids Cathedral
Eglwys Gadeiriol Tyddewi
St David's Cathedral and Bishop's Palace - - 774149.jpg
St Davids Cathedral from the gatehouse
Location St Davids, Pembrokeshire
Country Wales
Denomination Church in Wales
Previous denomination Church of England
Authorising papal bull 1123
Founded c. AD 589
Founder(s) St David
Consecrated 1131
Relics held St David
Architect(s) Medieval masons
John Nash (18th century)
George Gilbert Scott (19th century)
Style Romanesque architecture, English Gothic architecture
Groundbreaking 1181
Completed mid-13th century
Length 90 metres (300 ft)
Nave width 22.5 metres (74 ft)
Height 35 metres (115 ft)
Diocese St Davids

St Davids Cathedral is an old cathedral in St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales. The current building was built between the 11th and 13th centuries. Saint David is buried there, and he started the first church here in the 6th century.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Catedral de San David para niños

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