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St Francis Xavier, Hereford

St Francis Xavier, Hereford, Herefordshire HR4 9AP View on map

Roman Catholic Church. 1839, by Charles Day. Stucco; leaded roof, with dome to rear. Greek Doric portico of 2 fluted columns supporting entablature with triglyphs on frieze, returned to sides. INTERIOR: decorated plaster ceiling and lightwell; spiral staircase to balcony; fine altar with Ionic marble columns. HISTORY: church contains the hand of the Martyr John Kemble who was hanged at Widemarsh Common in 1679.


Opening Arrangements

Daily, from around 8am (Saturdays 9am) - around 5:30pm (winter) or 6:30pm (summer)


Broad Street, centre of Hereford. Follow signs for Hereford Cathedral. Nearest railway station: Hereford (0.9 miles). Bus: Country and city buses stop outside the church.

Parking Spaces


Approximately 12 when available (not designated for church use). Limited time disabled parking bays in Broad Street. Car park within walking distance.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes