Discover the Amazing City of Hereford

Stadtführung Hereford, GB

This walk will introduce you to Jared Bowen, a Herefordshire born football player and 5 landmarks of Hereford city.

Autor: Ethan Aye-Maung

5 Stationen

Hereford Cathedral

Hereford, GB

Hereford Cathedral is the cathedral of the Anglican Diocese. This place of worship has existed since the 8th century or earlier. This cathedral is the only cathedral in England that has a SAS memorial.

St Francis Xavier Church

Broad Street 19, HR4 9AP Hereford, GB

St. Francis Xavier’s Church is a roman catholic parish church. The building was built 1839 and is a grade 2 listed building (If something is graded you can’t knock it down or replace it, you must keep it as it is). The building’s construction cost over £16,000 and the foundation stone was laid in 1837. There is an ancient relic inside, the hand of St John Kemble a Catholic martyr, who was executed in 1679. He was beatified in 1929 and canonized in 1970.

Black and White House

HR1 2AA Hereford, GB

This building is half-timbered house in High Town, Hereford, England and was built in 1621. It was restored in the 19th century and became a museum in 1929. In 1816 they started destroying other houses like this one and the black and white house was one of the only ones standing today. The house has been used for many different jobs like butchers, ironmongers, and bankers.

Hereford Townhall

Saint Owen's Street, HR1 2PJ Hereford, GB

The original town hall was a timber building and was completed in 1620, in those times they described it as "a sight to thrill any visitor from England or abroad. It was the most fantastic black and white building imaginable, three-storied, with gables and the richest, most curious decoration." In the late 19th century, the civil leaders decided it needed a makeover. It had a foundation stone and built with terracotta facings and was all designed by Henry Cheers and completed in 1904. Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the new town hall in 1957.

Castle Green

Quay Street 1, HR1 2NH Hereford, GB

Castle green dates to the 6th century and has the Nelson Column on it. This burial ground was used both by the monks and by the civilian population of Hereford. As many as 15,000 bodies may lie buried beneath Castle Green. Around AD 550 a monastic community started at Castle Green long before Hereford existed. This site was created to celebrate to St Guthlac who died in AD 715. When St Guthlac's tomb in Lincolnshire was destroyed, some of his relics made their way to Hereford.