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Cathedral
George, St Albans AL1 1BY Driving directions
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The original abbey was a shrine to St Alban, England's first Christian martyr. The present building, dominated by its Norman tower, was started in 1077 and underwent many alterations. The façade dates from 1879. Interesting features inside include the nave screen (1350), the reredos (1484), the Lady Chapel (1320), the shrine of St Alban, exquisite medieval wall paintings and ceiling panels.

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  • From £60
    White Hart Hotel
    Good 7.4
    281 m - 23-25 Holywell Hill, St. Albans AL1 1EZ
  • From £128
    Torrington Hall
    Good 7.8
    377 m - 47 Holywell Hill, St. Albans AL1 1HD
  • From £57
    St Albans City Apartments - Near Luton Airport and Harry Potter World
    Pleasant 6.4
    513 m - Everard Close, St. Albans AL1 2QU

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