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.
At published Mass times: Saturday 10:30am-12pm; 6pm-7pm; Sunday 8am-12pm; Monday and Thursday 9am-10am; Wednesday and Friday 12pm-2pm. Also weekdays 11am-12pm. Limited access daily 8am-5pm.
- Is part of Ride and Stride
In Shrewsbury town centre, off Fish Street, St Mary's Street and Church Street. Rail: Shrewsbury (900 metres). Bus: Park and Ride advisable: http://www.shropshire.gov.uk for details or http://www.visitshrewsbury.com.
By prior arrangement. Advisable to use 'Park and Ride' if driving and walk to church.
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes