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© Mr Les M. Kedward

IoE Number: 372287
Location: CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST ETHELBERT, CATHEDRAL CLOSE
  HEREFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE, HEREFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Les M. Kedward
Date Photographed: 03 July 2002
Date listed: 10 June 1952
Date of last amendment: 10 June 1952
Grade I

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HEREFORDSO5139NWCATHEDRAL CLOSE683-1/7/110Cathedral Church of St Mary and St

HEREFORD SO5139NW CATHEDRAL CLOSE 683-1/7/110 Cathedral Church of St Mary and St 10/06/52 Ethelbert GV I Cathedral. C11 to C15, restored and altered by Wyatt, Cottingham, Sir Gilbert Scott and Oldried Scott. Ashlar sandstone; lead roofs. EXTERIOR: north and south aisles and transepts; north-east and south-east transepts; Lady Chapel and crypt; north porch; crossing tower; C15 Bishops Cloisters (east and west walks remain). INTERIOR: notable for stained glass in Lady Chapel, north-east and north transepts, and south aisle. Norman font with arcaded figures. Choir stalls, misericordes and other woodwork. Chained library houses the largest such collection in England with some 2000 volumes; 5 oak book-cases, c1600; extremely fine and elaborate choir stalls and bishop's throne of 1375. MONUMENTS: outstanding are those of Bishop Aquablanca, 1268, and St Thomas of Cantilupe. Other memorials include: Johanna de Bohun, 1327; Peter de Grandison, 1352; Richard de la Barr, 1386; Andrew Jones, 1497, & wife; Swinefields, C14; Richard Rudhall, 1476; Bishop Coke, 1646; Bishop Bennet, 1617; Bishop Meyew, 1516; Bishop Trelleck, 1360; Dean Frowsetoure, 1529; Richard de la Mare, 1435; Bishop Charlton, 1343. Much good C19 work. (Marshall G: Hereford Cathedral: 1951-; RCHME; Duncumb J: History of the County of Hereford: 1804-: 520-590; Brittan J: The Cathedral Church of Hereford: 1836-).

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