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Cathedral Precincts

The precincts are the area immediately around a cathedral.  The nature of each cathedral precincts reflects its history.  Along with nine others, Canterbury cathedral arose from a monastic institution.  Indeed, Canterbury Priory was the largest Benedictine monastery in medieval England.  Click below for the main precincts features: