Peterborough Cathedral


With both Romanesque and Gothic design, the Peterborough Cathedral has a long architectural history.

The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter, Saint Paul, and Saint Andrew, 1118–1237 (15th century retrochoir), Peterborough, England. Speakers: Dr. Ron Baxter, Fabric Advisory Committee, Peterborough Cathedral and Dr. Steven Zucker


Additional resources

A Peterborough Cathedral timeline

Explore the Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland

Ron Baxter, Jackie Hall, and Claudia Marx, editors, Peterborough and the Soke: Art, Architecture and Archaeology (London: Routledge, 2019).

Lisa A. Reilly, An Architectural History of Peterborough Cathedral (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997).


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Cite this page as: Dr. Ron Baxter and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Peterborough Cathedral," in Smarthistory, July 13, 2023, accessed February 23, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/peterborough-cathedral/.