CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST ETHELBERT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1196808
Date first listed:
10-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST ETHELBERT, CATHEDRAL CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST ETHELBERT, CATHEDRAL CLOSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hereford
National Grid Reference:
SO 50999 39790

Details

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-).

Listing NGR: SO5101839784

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
372287
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931)
Brittan, J, The Cathedral Church of Hereford, (1836)
Duncumb, J, History of the County of Hereford, (1804), 520-90
Marshall, G, Hereford Cathedral, (1951)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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