WORCESTER LANDMARKS

The most well known milestone in Worcester is the impressive Anglican Worcester Cathedral. The current building; known as Worcester Priory before the English Reformation, is formally named the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary. Development started in 1084 while its tomb dates from the tenth century. The section house is the main round one in the nation while the basilica likewise has the refinement of having the tomb of King John. 

Close to the house of prayer is the tower of St. Andrew's Church, otherwise called Glover's Needle; whatever remains of the congregation was pulverized in 1949. 

The area church of St. Helen, situated on the north side of the High Street, is fundamentally medieval with a west pinnacle modified in 1813. The east end, refenestration and yard o was finished by Frederick Preedy in 1857-63. There was further reclamation, by Aston Webb, in 1879-80. It is a Grade II* recorded building.[68] 

A metal plate can be found on a divider on the way to the church by the way along the stream demonstrating how high the surge of 1670 went and indicating later surge statures, appeared in stone blocks. 

Restricted parts of Worcester's city divider still stay in situ. 

The Hive, arranged on the northern side of the River Severn at the previous steers advertise site, is Worcester's joint open and college library and chronicle focus, proclaimed as "the first of its sort in Europe". It is a noticeable milestone highlight on the Worcester horizon. With seven towers and a brilliant housetop, the Hive has picked up acknowledgment winning two global honors for building structure and manageability. 

There are three principle stops in Worcester, Cripplegate Park, Gheluvelt Park and Fort Royal Park, the keep going being on one of the fights destinations of the English Civil War. Furthermore, there is an extensive open region known as Pitchcroft toward the north of the downtown area on the east bank of the River Severn, which, aside from those occasions when it is being utilized for steed hustling, is an open space. 

Gheluvelt Park was opened as a remembrance to honor the Worcestershire Regiment's second Battalion after their part in the Battle of Gheluvelt, amid the First World War. 

The statue of Sir Edward Elgar, charged from Kenneth Potts and revealed in 1981, remains toward the finish of Worcester High Street confronting the house of prayer, just yards from the first area of his dad's music shop, which was decimated during the 1960s. Elgar's origin is a short route from Worcester, in the town of Broadheath. 

There are likewise two expansive forests in the city, Perry Wood, at twelve hectares and Nunnery Wood, covering twenty-one hectares. Perry Wood is regularly said to be where Oliver Cromwell met and made a settlement with the fiend. Abbey Wood is an essential piece of the neighboring and well known Worcester Woods Country Park, itself adjacent to County Hall on the east side of the city.