St Mary's Cathedral

Glasgow, United Kingdom

The Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin is located on the Great Western Road. The current building was opened on 9 November 1871 and completed in 1893. The architect was George Gilbert Scott. It was raised to cathedral status in 1908. The total height of the cathedral is 63 metres.

The other cathedrals in Glasgow are St Andrew’s (Roman Catholic), St Luke’s (Eastern Orthodox) and St Mungo’s, the city’s mediaeval cathedral, now used by the Church of Scotland, which has a presbyterian polity and does not use the term ‘cathedral’ to describe its churches.



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Founded: 1871
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Olu Akin (2 years ago)
It always delight me to worship here.
Helen Rogers (2 years ago)
A vibrant and welcoming church in a beautiful building. The music was also pretty amazing. A fantastic place to celebrate Easter!
Stephen Paxton (2 years ago)
Attended Sunday Choral Evensong. A sublime service with some finely chosen music.
jamie mcgoldrick (3 years ago)
Great carol service on Xmas Eve. Even with Covid restrictions the choir was outstanding.
Pete Smethers (3 years ago)
Open inclusive and welcoming says the sign outside.... It is usually firmly bolted and includes only those who agree with their novel subchristianity... I felt very unwelcome
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