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St Dubricius

Hentland was the Collegiate Church or monastery of St Dyfrig (alias Dubricius), the famous 6th century Bishop of Glywysing, and as such it is still a popular place of pilgrimage.

Hentland, Herefordshire

Opening times

Open during daylight hours.



St Dubricius supposedly trained some 2,000 priests here over a period of seven years. Recent investigations have revealed that his monastic buildings probably stood in the now open field to the south of the church.

St Dubricius is also said to have crowned the victorious Arthur 'King of the Britons'.

The present building is almost completely 14th century, though much restored by the Victorians. Fittings include a Jacobean chair covered in a number of grotesques and a good 15th century carved font. The stained glass of the east window is of a similar date and features a depiction of the church's patron.

  • Social heritage stories

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Famous connections

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Café within 500m

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Church of England

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