2019

SO5039 : North-west from Hereford Cathedral tower

taken 5 years ago, near to Hereford, County of Herefordshire, England

North-west from Hereford Cathedral tower
North-west from Hereford Cathedral tower
Notable buildings and sites visible are St Francis Xavier's Catholic Church (at centre right with the lemon-yellow fašade), All Saints Anglican Church (top right corner) and the Bulmers and Heineken cider and lager complex (the numerous silver tanks at centre right just below the skyline).
Hereford Cathedral Tower :: SO5139

Hereford Cathedral Tower stands 140 feet (50.3m) tall and, from the top, large areas of Herefordshire and parts of Powys & Gwent can be viewed on a clear day. The grid line separating SO5039 and SO5139 passes pretty well through the middle of it. There are 218 steps to the top of the tower, and conducted tours were available on Wednesdays and Thursdays in Summer 2013.

Photos taken from church towers

Written by Brian Robert Marshall

Some churches allow occasional public access to their tower roofs. These provide exceptional opportunities to obtain views that are usually impossible to capture, and sometimes enable one to see buildings that are hidden from view at ground level. They always provide a fascinating and different perspective on otherwise unremarkable places.


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SO5039, 1210 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Brian Robert Marshall   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 25 May, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 509 398 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.2962N 2:43.0494W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 509 397
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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