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Ross on Wye

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Ross on Wye is a small market town in the South East of the county of Herefordshire, England. The town is located on the River Wye on the northern edge of the Forest of Dean.
Amongst the many historic buildings to be found in the town is the 700-year-old parish church of St. Mary's. The church stands as the town's most prominent landmark and features a tall pointed spire that is visible when approaching the town from all directions. The church has a number of distinctive tombs, including the tomb of William Rudhall, which is one of the last great alabaster sculptures from the specialist masons of Nottingham. In the churchyard stands The Plague Cross, which was erected in 1637 as a memorial to 315 people who died in the town of the plague in 1637.

 

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The town is also well known for its antique shops, Market Square with its market hall and high number of public houses.

The Amazing Hedge Puzzle
There is nothing prettier or more fun than an original hedge maze. This one has 12 different paths and of course 13 dead ends. All ages will enjoy this and the permanent maze exhibition here, which explain the history of the maze.
(01600 890 360)

Market House Heritage Centre
The history of the town is displayed her in various formats, videos, computer displays, photographs and panels. There are often craft workshops and local art exhibitions held here as well. (01432 260 675)

 

 


 


 


 

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