The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Hereford, Herefordshire

Hereford on Wikipedia.

All Saints on High Street. SO 5090 4004. Graeme Harvey. Interior view, and the East window, both Janet Gimber (2017). Link. Grade II* listed.

Baptist Church on Commercial Road. SO 5133 4017. Graeme Harvey (2011). Link.

Belmont Abbey (R.C., Benedictine) on Ruckhall Lane. Interior view. SO 4822 3815. Both Mike Forbester. An old postcard view, from Christopher Skottowe's Collection. The card describes it as "Belmont Cathedral". The Wikipedia entry explains that the Priory also served as a Pro-Cathedral for the Diocese of Newport and Menevia. Link.

The Cathedral, dedicated to St. Mary & St. Ethelbert. SO 5099 3979. Aidan McRae Thomson. An old postcard view, from Dave Westrap's Collection. Another view, the north porch, the north transept, and the east side of the cloister, all Christopher Skottowe (1963 and 1964). Interior view, Graeme Harvey. The fine font, Dennis Harper (2016). Three more old postcards from Christopher Skottowe's Collection show another view, the Lady Chapel, and Choir. Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.

Christadelphian Church on Holmer Road. This was originally Wesleyan Methodist. SO 5059 4116. Janet Gimber (2018), who advises that some old maps show it as Christadelphian Ecclesia. Link.

Christian Life Church on Edgar Street, as seen by Streetview in 2021. Link.

Eignbrook U.R.C. on Eign Street, which was originally Congregational. It's dated here to 1872-3. SO 5058 4011. Gerard Charmley (2010).

Freedom Church on Commercial Road. It was seen by Streetview in 2021. Link.

Hope City Church on Union Walk, as seen by Streetview in 2020. Link.

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs (R.C.) on Belmont Road. It was seen by Streetview in 2020. SO 5048 3896. Link.

Putson Baptist Church on Web Tree Avenue. SO 5101 3841. Graeme Harvey. Link.

St. Francis Xavier (R.C.) on Broad Street. SO 5094 3988. Graeme Harvey. Another view, and the interior, both James Murray. Link. The history page (which has many interior photos) dates it to 1837-9, and also says that it had a  predecessor of 1792.

St. John's Methodist Church (1880) on St. Owen's Street. SO 5129 3982. Older maps label it as Primitive Methodist. An old photo, taken before some finials were removed, can be seen here. Gerard Charmley (2010). Link. Its predecessor is the former P.M. Chapel which stands further up St. Owen's Street at SO 5146 3970. It has a date-stone for 1838. Its My Primitive Methodists entry says it was later a Salvation Army Citadel. Now a dental surgery, it was seen by Streetview in 2021.

St. Martin on Ross Road. Interior view. SO 5072 3876. Both Derrick Reeves. Link.

St. Nicholas stands on Victoria Street and Barton Road. SO 5068 3978. Graeme Harvey. Link.

St. Peter, on St. Peter Square. SO 5116 4001. Andrew Ross. Another view, David Gallimore. Link.

Salvation Army (Hereford Citadel Corps) at the junction of Canonmoor Street and Edgar Street. SO 5077 4040. Janet Gimber (2018). Link.

Society of Friends Meeting House. Gerard Charmley (2010).





04 March 2023

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