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Location type: cathedral
Location address: United Kingdom, City of Edinburgh
Number of texts: 3
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St Mary’s Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of Saint Mary the Virgin is a cathedral of the Scottish Episcopal Church in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was built in the late 19th century in the West End of Edinburgh’s New Town. The cathedral is the see of the Bishop of Edinburgh, one of seven bishops within the Episcopal Church, which is part of the Anglican Communion. Designed in a Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the cathedral is now protected as a category A listed building.

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St Mary’s Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of Saint Mary the Virgin is a cathedral of the Scottish Episcopal Church in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was built in the late 19th century in the West End of Edinburgh’s New Town. The cathedral is the see of the Bishop of Edinburgh, one of seven bishops within the Episcopal Church, which is part of the Anglican Communion. Designed in a Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the cathedral is now protected as a category A listed building.

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Arthur Conan Doyle, author and creator of the famous ‘Sherlock Holmes’ was baptised in this church. His name is recorded in the register of St Mary’s Cathedral as ‘Arthur Ignatius Conan’ as his Christian name, and the simple ‘Doyle’ as his surname.

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