The Cathedral Church is the mother church of the Diocese of Llandaff and is the seat of the Bishop of Llandaff. It also serves as a Parish Church, the Dean being the Vicar of the Parish of Llandaff. The Cathedral lies close to the bank of the River Taff in the ancient "City of Llandaff".
The Cathedral stands on one of the oldest Christian sites in Britain. In the sixth century St Dyfrig founded a community close to the ford where the Roman road crossed the river Taff. He was succeeded by St Teilo and then Teilo's nephew, St Euddogwy. These three Celtic Saints remain patron saints of the present Cathedral and are represented by the three mitres in the Cathedral badge. Nothing remains of the original church but a Celtic Cross that stood nearby can still be seen near the door of the Chapter House.
The present cathedral dates from 1107 and as part of its restoration after being damaged in World War II, is a the reinforced concrete arch surmounted by Sir Jacob Epstein's aluminium statue of Christ in Majesty which stands between the Nave and the Choir.
The Cathedral is open to visitors daily and guided tours are available by arrangement.
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