Life Pack: Hereford Cathedral
Within this life pack, you will find photographs and information relating to Hereford Cathedral. The content for this life pack has been provided by Jennifer Bray, Research Assistant, Association for Dementia Studies, School of Allied Health and Community at the University of Worcester. Book excerpts taken from ‘A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Malvern and District including Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Worcester, Droitwich, Hereford etc.’ 3rd Edition.
Photographs from Hereford Cathedral
Hereford Cathedral: Hereford Cathedral is possibly one of the oldest cathedrals in the country, having been built in the 7th century. As well as being impressive to look at from the outside, Hereford Cathedral houses a Mappa Mundi, or a 13th century map of the world. Have you ever been inside the Cathedral? Did you see the Mappa Mundi?:
West front of Hereford Cathedral:
A description of the West front of Hereford Cathedral:
Skyline with Hereford Cathedral: The Cathedral dominates the skyline and is worth viewing from the bridge over the river:
The River Wye: The River Wye helped to give Hereford its name, as it’s derived from a Welsh word meaning ‘river crossing’: