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The Ecclesiological Society

For those who love churches

Welcome to the Ecclesiological Society website. Whether you are an expert on church history and church architecture, or merely curious, our Society provides lots of information, publications, images, news and events. You might wish to sign up to our free e-newsletter, or think about becoming a member of the Society to join in its events and receive its publications.

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Salisbury Cathedral

The 37 year-long restoration of Salisbury Cathedral came to an end in early September, when a topping-out ceremony was held at the east end. For the first time...

Exeter Cathedral

Visitors to Exeter Cathedral this summer have found (and at the time of writing will continue to find) that there are restricted areas in the quire and east end...

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Leeds Minster, Leeds, Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales

For the army of enthusiasts for Victorian churches, Leeds Minster ought to be high on the list of places to visit. It was, after all, the church that represents the birth of what we now think of as the standard Victorian edifice, ‘the first...

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