Arundel Castle & Gardens
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Did you know that Arundels Catholic Cathedral was built in 1868 and designed by Joseph Hansom - designer of the first taxi. Originally it was simply the Church of Our Lady and St Philip Neri. The Howard family, Earls of Arundel and Dukes of Norfolk , were very involved in the project, and six years after it was in 1965 designated a Cathedral the dedication was altered to Our Lady and St Philip Howard, the canonised 20th Earl.

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