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カンタベリー大聖堂、聖オーガスティン大修道院及び聖マーティン教会(Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church)

国名:gb United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

登録年:1988年

登録基準:(i),(ii),(vi)
Canterbury, in Kent, has been the seat of the spiritual head of the Church of England for nearly five centuries. Canterbury's other important monuments are the modest Church of St Martin, the oldest church in England; the ruins of the Abbey of St Augustine, a reminder of the saint's evangelizing role in the Heptarchy from 597; and Christ Church Cathedral, a breathtaking mixture of Romanesque and Perpendicular Gothic, where Archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered in 1170.

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