Villa Punta

Derry City Walls

Saint Columb’s Cathedral which has stood on its prominent site inside the famous walls of Derry since 1633. Dedicated to the name of Saint Columba (Columb) who established a Christian settlement here in the sixth century. The historic cathedral has a small museum with pictures and artefacts open daily to visitors. This Cathedral was built in by William Parrot for The Honourable, The Irish Society and is in the Planter Gothic style. The tower and main building are original. The present spire was added in 1821. The Chancel was added in 1887 and the Chapter House in 1910. The Cathedral has many fine stained glass windows, regimental flags, memorials and a large collection of historical items from the time of the siege.

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