St Edmundsbury Cathedral

St Edmundsbury Cathedral
Record Type:
Church code:
St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich
St. James Bury St. Edmunds

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade I Listed Building
View more information about this Listed Building on the National Heritage List for England web site
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is in the following Conservation Area: Bury St Edmunds, Town Centre

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Heritage at Risk Register

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:
Post Medieval

Exterior Image

Exterior image of 633001 St Edmundsbury Cathedral
Exterior image of 633001 St Edmundsbury Cathedral
St Edmundsbury cathedral - south elevation
Year / Date:
Archbishops' Council
Catherine Townsend

Summary Description

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Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
The Cathedral is open to visitors every day from 8.30 6.00 p.m. throughout the year. Entry is free but there is a suggested donation. A free introductory leaflet is available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Polish. Regular Guided Tours (approx 1 hour) run from April to September at 11 am daily (except Sundays). Occasionally a tour may have to be cancelled if another event is taking place in the Cathedral. Groups should pre-book with the Visitor Services Coordinator

Church Website

Church Website:

Sources and Further Information

Catherine Townsend (2014) Exterior image of 633001 St Edmundsbury Cathedral [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Exterior image of 633001 St Edmundsbury Cathedral
Antiquarian Horological Society (2015) AHS Turret Clock database Unique Number ID: 1916 [Digital Archive/Data]
Church of England (2021) A Church Near You [Digital Archive/Index]
View information on worship and access at this church
Church Buildings Council (2019) Church Bells 14 Bells [Archive/Index]
14 Bells