Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Registered Heritage Structure

St. John's, NL

Landmark Registered Heritage Structure


The Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is a massive, stone building built in the mid 19th century in the Lombard Romanesque Revival style. It forms the core of a complex of religious buildings comprised of the Bishop’s Palace, Bishop’s Library, a school (Mullock Hall, St. Bonaventure’s College), two monasteries and two convents. The Basilica is prominently located on an elevated site, overlooking the city of St. John’s, NL and its harbour. The formal recognition consists of the Basilica on its footprint.

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