Hereford City Heritage

The Mayor’s Chain

Hereford Castle

Edward the Elder commenced the building of a castle in 908 - this described, by Leland, as  ‘one of the fairest, largest, and strongest fabrics of the kind in England. Its situation was on thye north bank of the Wye, slightly westward of the cathedral.

The present castle dates from Norman times    other notes on fortification of Hereford by Ligttlebury.