Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral, or the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a Norman church in Rochester, Medway. The bishopric is the second oldest in England after Canterbury. It is a Grade I listed building (Number 173125).

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