St John the Baptist, Upton Bishop
St John the Baptist, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 7UL View on map
Grade I listed 12th and 14th century parish church built of local stone with a Saxon doorway. Restoration of 1862 and south vestry added in 1880. Fragment of sculptural relief said to be from a Roman tombstone incorporated in to the south wall of chancel. Hymn writer Frances Havergal visited while her brother was the incumbent.
Daily, 9:30am-4pm. Contact numbers are on display in the porch for access at other times.
- Is part of Ride and Stride
M50 junction 4, B4221 to Crow Hill. At 'the Moody Cow' pub follow signs to Kempley and Dymock. Church is signposted ½ mile from The Crews crossroads. Rail: Hereford (15 miles), Gloucester (approximately 17 miles). Bus: No 32 (Gloucester to Ross-on-Wye) stops at Upton Bishop Cross approximately 1 mile from the church.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes