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Name of Library: Gloucester Cathedral Library

Address: 2 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LX

Town: Gloucester


Fax: 01452 528095

E-mail: sandie@glousestercathedral.org.uk

Website: http://www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk/

Alternative names


The Revd Canon Dr David Hoyle

Job Title

Cathedral Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

Research, reference for the cathedral community

Terms of access

Appointment only

Opening hours

Disabled access

Steep spiral staircase, volumes can be viewed, by arrangement, at the county record office


Only by ILL



Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals


Cathedral MS and photographic archive, a few microfilms

Volumes added per year



Theology, bibles and commentaries, history of the cathedral

Special Collections

Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology, Parker Society, Transaction of Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society


Archive of Dean and Chapter Architectural Drawings

Research resource
  Only for work relating to Gloucester Cathedral or to St Peter’s Abbey

Catalogue Type

Card, Printed catalogue of books

URL of catalogue

Other facilities
  By arrangement with the County Archive we can take digital images

Full Time Staff  

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

We will be appointing a new part time archivist in the Spring of 2009 and have plans to begin a new ms catalogue and to relocate part of the archive

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