St. Matthew's Anglican Cathedral (Brandon)

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St. Matthew's Anglican Cathedral
St. Matthew's Anglican Cathedral
Location Brandon, Manitoba
Country Canada
Denomination Anglican
Status Cathedral
Functional status Active
Architect(s) W.A. (William Alexander) Elliott,
Architectural type Norman-Gothic
Style Gothic Revival
Groundbreaking 1912
Completed 1913
Diocese Diocese of Brandon

St. Matthew's Cathedral, is the Anglican cathedral in Brandon, Manitoba. The cathedral is located in a residential neighbourhood on 13th Street near Victoria Avenue.

Built in between 1912 and 1913 to designs by Brandon architect W.A. (William Alexander)Elliott, whose name is on other designated heritage buildings in Brandon Manitoba such as Johnson House, Christie House, and the Central Firehall. The St. Matthew's Cathedral was designed in English Gothic Revival style, and constructed by the firm of William Bell and Son, the cathedral is a red brick and limestone building, with a complex floor plan, variety of roof lines, crenelations and tall lancet windows. The central tower is located at the crossing and is the focal point of the building. Inside, the cathedral is elegant, with Gothic inspired windows and furnishings, all beautifully maintained.

The Institute for stained glass in Canada has documented the stained glass at St Matthew's Anglican Cathedral.[1]

The cathedral church hosts numerous concerts and events, both secular and religious, which are held throughout the year.

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  1. ^ "Institute for stained glass in Canada". Retrieved November 16, 2011. 

Coordinates: 49°50′36″N 99°57′18″W / 49.8434°N 99.9550°W / 49.8434; -99.9550