HistoryPoints News

Sep 5, 2017

Cathedral resurrected from ashes

Take a look inside the Metropolitan Cathedral of St David, in Cardiff city centre, and you may find it hard to believe that the interior fittings and roof didn't exist 70 years ago. The Luftwaffe ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

had dropped an incendiary bomb on the building in 1941, destroying the oak rood screen and other fittings. Restoration was completed in 1959. For more about the building's history as a Catholic parish church and later as a cathedral, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the gatepost to the left of the entrance on Charles Street. Or click here