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Church of St Francis Xavier, Hereford

Description: Church of St Francis Xavier

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 372245

OS Grid Reference: SO5093939880
OS Grid Coordinates: 350939, 239880
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0551, -2.7169

Locality: Hereford
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR4 9AR

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There is also a scheduled monument, Hereford city walls, ramparts and ditch, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

HEREFORD

SO5039NE BROAD STREET
683-1/2/67 (East side)
10/06/52 Church of St Francis Xavier

GV II*

Roman Catholic Church. c1839, 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: ornate, with decorated plaster
ceiling and lightwell; spiral staircase to balcony; fine alter
with Ionic marble columns. HISTORY: church contains the hand
of the Martyr John Keble who was hanged at Widemarsh Common in
1679.


Listing NGR: SO5093939880

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Source: English Heritage

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