Discover more about the history, architecture and heritage of Wakefield Cathedral. From the Doomsday Book of 1086 through to modern-day, the cathedral has a rich tapestry of tales to share spanning century after century.

You can also learn more about the fabric of the cathedral by exploring this section of the website, discover why there are serpents on our Rood Screen, which part of the cathedral dates all the way back to 1150 and what is the story behind our Saxon Cross which stands outside the West Doors today (and the unusual place its predecessor was found over 150 years ago!).

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Wakefield Cathedral

Cathedral Centre
8-10 Westmorland St
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