Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew
196 Clyde St, Glasgow G1 4JY, UK
About Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew
Dedicated to the patron saint of Scotland, Saint Andrew, Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew is the seat of the Archbishop of Glasgow. The cathedral was designed in 1814 in the Neo Gothic style by the 19th century prominent architect James Gillespie Graham.
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