Leicester CathedralLeicester Cathedral, or St Martin's Church is an Anglican cathedral in the English city of Leicester, and the seat of the Bishop of Leicester.
St Martin's Church (Leicester Cathedral)
A church called St Martin's has been on the site for about a thousand years, being first recorded in 1086, when the older Saxon church was replaced by a Norman one. The present building dates to about that age, with the addition of a spire, and various restorations throughout the years.
The church was elevated to a Collegiate Church in 1922, and made a Cathedral in 1927, with the recreation of the Diocese of Leicester.
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