Holy Trinity                 Cathedral
Cathedral of St            Mary the                Crowned



Holy Trinity Cathedral

Holy_Trinity_CathedralBuilt as a church between 1825 and 1832 under the control of the British Army’s Royal Engineers Colonel Pilkington and the church was dedicated to St Bernard. The building was a result of the lobbying of the British Government to sell a derelict building to finance the project. This was carried out by the Governor of Gibraltar John Pitt who had taken over as Governor in 1820. He was the son of the British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806). READ MORE

Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned

St_Mary_the_CrownedCathedral of St Mary the Crowned, Gibraltar is the main place of Catholic worship in Gibraltar. A church has existed on the site since the 14th century. Converted to a mosque during the Moors occupation this was demolished in 1462, and a new church, designed in Gothic style was erect on the site. Significant development was undertaken at the beginning of the 19th century. READ MORE



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