Lille Cathedral

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Lille Cathedral
Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Treille de Lille 12.jpg
Lille Cathedral (Notre Dame de la Treille)
Basic information
Location Lille
Affiliation Roman Catholic
State  France
Country France
Architectural description
Architect(s) Charles Leroy
Pierre-Louis Carlier
Architectural style Neo-Gothic
Completed 1999

Lille Cathedral, the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Treille (French: Basilique-cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Treille de Lille), is a Roman Catholic cathedral and basilica, and a national monument of France, located in the city of Lille.

It has been the seat of the Bishop of Lille since the creation of the diocese in 1913, although construction of the church of Notre Dame de la Treille began in 1854. The church takes its name from a 12th-century statue of the Virgin Mary.

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Coordinates: 50°38′24″N 3°3′44″E / 50.64000°N 3.06222°E / 50.64000; 3.06222