Rouen Cathedral

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Rouen Cathedral
Primatial Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Rouen
Cathédrale primatiale Notre-Dame de l'Assomption de Rouen  (French)
Rouen Cathedral as seen from Gros Horloge 140215 4.jpg
Location3 rue Saint-Romain
76000 Rouen, Normandy
France
CountryFrnce
DenominationRoman Catholic Church
Websiterouen.catholique.fr
www.cathedrale-rouen.net
History
StatusCathedral
DedicationAssumption of Mary
Consecrated1 October 1063 in the presence of William the Conqueror[1]
Relics heldSaint Romain
Architecture
Functional statusYes
Heritage designationClassée Monument Historique
Designated1862[2]
Architectural typechurch
StyleGothic
Groundbreaking1030[1]
Completed1880
Specifications
Number of towers2
Number of spires2
Administration
ArchdioceseRouen
Clergy
ArchbishopDominique Lebrun
Priest(s)Fr.Christophe Potel
Laity
Organist(s)Lionel Coulon
Building details
Record height
Tallest in the world from 1876 to 1880[I]
Preceded bySt. Nicholas' Church, Hamburg
Surpassed byCologne Cathedral
General information
Coordinates49°26′25″N 1°05′42″E / 49.4402°N 1.0950°E / 49.4402; 1.0950Coordinates: 49°26′25″N 1°05′42″E / 49.4402°N 1.0950°E / 49.4402; 1.0950
Height
Antenna spire151 m (495 ft)
References
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Rouen Cathedral (French: Cathédrale primatiale Notre-Dame de l'Assomption de Rouen) is a Gothic cathedral in Rouen, in Normandy, northwestern France.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Rouen Cathedral – Rouen, France". www.sacred-destinations.com.
  2. "Rouen Cathedral Historical Facts and Pictures | The History Hub". Retrieved 26 March 2022.
  3. Rouen Cathedral at Emporis

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