2019

SO5039 : South-west from Hereford Cathedral

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

South-west from Hereford Cathedral
South-west from Hereford Cathedral
From the top can be seen an Asda supermarket LinkExternal link the Greyfriars bridge carrying the A49 road over the River Wye, the rather older and quieter Wye bridge carrying St Martin's Street over the river and, to the right, The Left Bank Village events venue LinkExternal link The low-rise redbrick building closest to the viewpoint is a barn listed Grade II 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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Photographer
Brian Robert Marshall   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 25 May, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 29 May, 2019
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 507 396 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.1554N 2:43.1434W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 509 397
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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