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This Grade 1 listed Norman priory church, was built in the early 1200s on the site of the county’s first cathedral, which dates back to the reign of the Saxon King Athelstan. When Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries, the Priory church was spared from destruction due to its continued use as the parish church.

Much original Norman stonework remains and inside, information boards tell the story of the building and highlight its continuing role as a vibrant community resource, event centre and place of worship.