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St George, St George's Square

St George, St George's Square, Worcester WR1 1HX View on map

A key work of architect Sir Aston Webb built 1893-5 and set at the head of a Georgian square. Gothic Revival style, the west front styled after Kings College and St Georges chapel Windsor. Contains stained glass by Kempe, the east window to the Lady Chapel is particularly fine, depicting Virgin and Child with the Heavenly Hosts set against an azure star-spangled background.

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Opening Arrangements

Wednesdays 9:30am - 1:30pm (2:30pm alternate weeks); Sundays 11:30am - 5pm - West doors open to glazed vestibule to allow the interior to be seen. Summer Fair day - 9 July 2016, 10am - 4pm. Christmas Market - 19 November 2016, 10am - 12:30pm. Concerts are held as advertised. Heritage Open Days and Cycle Rides. Key holder is displayed on an outside board.

Directions

St George's Square is off the A44 north of Worcester City Centre. Rail: Foregate Street (1 mile). Bus: Local buses from city centre and No 144 (Birmingham to Worcester) stop at St George's Square. Buses heading north to/from the stop outside Foregate Rail Station pass St George's Square including no's 144, 144A, 32, 39, 303 and stop at the square. All buses heading south stop at the city centre bus station.

Parking Spaces

0

On-street parking with 3 hour weekday restriction.

Disabled Access

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

WC

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