Archive for the tag 'Hereford'

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 25th 2023

These stained glass windows were created by Tom Deny in 2007. The windows were inspired by Thomas Traherne and his writings.

Thomas Traherne was a priest, poet and spiritual writer. Born in Hereford in 1637, he almost certainly attended Hereford Cathedral School; this was at a time when the city was torn by civil war. After [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Sep 11th 2021

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6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 7th 2021

After breakfast we headed to Hereford to see the Cathedral, Mappa Mundi and chained library. The car park we chose wasn’t optimal  and as we stepped out of the car it started to rain lightly. Mr C was striding out leaving mum and I to catch up with him every now and then when he [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Aug 7th 2021

The Consistory Court Stalls were reconstructed in 1934 from fragments from the 14th centuray stalls in the choir left over after their rearrangement by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the 1860s.
They were used as seats for the bishop and his officers when holding church courts.  The misericords, or carvings under the seats, are of 20th [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 14th 2014

This is the place where prayers were offered for the soul of John Stanbury, Bishop of Hereford 1453 – 74.

14 Comments CherryPie on Jan 13th 2014

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