2019

SO5039 : West-south-west from Hereford Cathedral

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

West-south-west from Hereford Cathedral
West-south-west from Hereford Cathedral
The redbrick multi-storey building in the centre foreground that looks like an old warehouse is an old warehouse called the Warehouse. Immediately beyond is a new development attached to the Warehouse called River View Court. The very new white building at centre left is so new that it doesn't yet appear on maps although it can be seen on Google Streetview LinkExternal link
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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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts City, Town centre Primary Subject: View other tags: Hereford Cathedral Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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SO5039, 1210 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Brian Robert Marshall   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 25 May, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 29 May, 2019
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 501 393 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.0223N 2:43.7362W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 509 397
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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