Gloucester Cathedral Library

Last updated 9th February 2009 
Name of library Gloucester Cathedral Library 
Address 2 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LX 
Fax 01452 528095 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title The Revd. Canon Dr. David Hoyle,  Cathedral Librarian
Purpose & 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
Lending to other libraries & visitors Only by ILL 
Number of volumes 1,500 
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals
Other materials Cathedral MS and photographic archive, a few microfilms 
Volumes added per year Varies 
Coverage Theology, bibles and commentaries, history of the cathedral 
Special Collections  Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology, Parker Society, Transaction of Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society
Manuscripts 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  
Changes in next five years affecting the above 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 
Anything else about the library