The Largest Medieval Map Mappa Mundi Hereford Mappa Mundi Hereford Cathedral is home to the Hereford Mappa Mundi, one of the world s unique medieval treasures Measuring . x . metres by , the map is constructed on a single sheet of vellum calf skin. Hereford Cathedral Home WELCOME Welcome to Hereford Cathedral This beautiful building is the home of a community which has worshipped and worked together here continuously for well over , years. Mappa Mundi Exploration Mappa Mundi Hereford Labyrinth In Greek mythology the Cretan labyrinth was built by Daedalus to contain the Minotaur, a bull headed, man eating monster The myth tells how King Minos pledged to appease the Minotaur s voracious appetite by regular offerings of seven young men and women, but Theseus entered the labyrinth and heroically slayed the monster. Mappa Mundi The Hereford World Map British Library The Hereford Mappa Mundi is the largest and most elaborate world map surviving from before the fifteenth century Made in the late thirteenth century at Lincoln by one Richard of Holdingham, it was then taken to Hereford, which has been its home ever since. Hereford Hereford h r f r d is a cathedral city, civil parish and county town of Herefordshire, England.It lies on the River Wye, approximately miles km east of the border with Wales, miles km southwest of Worcester, and miles km northwest of Gloucester.With a population of ,, it is the largest settlement in the county. Mappa mundi A mappa mundi Latin mappa m ndi plural mappae mundi is any medieval European map of the world.Such maps range in size and complexity from simple schematic maps millimetres inch or less across to elaborate wall maps, the largest of which was . m ft in in diameter. Themappamundi The Largest Medieval Map Mappa Themappamundi is tracked by us since July, Over the time it has been ranked as high as in the world, while most of its traffic comes from USA, where it Holly Tree Hereford Bed and Breakfast Bed and Breakfast in Hereford Hereford Bed and Breakfast Welcome to the Holly Tree B B, we are located virtually in the heart of the City of Hereford, offering comfortable, attractive, welcoming truly comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation close to the Cathedral with adjacent, low cost parking and secure bicycle storage. The Commercial venuehereford THE VENUE BRINGS A NEW LEASE OF LIFE TO HEREFORD S MUSIC SCENE The Venue Hereford has been transformed into Herefords new favourite nightclub. A History of Hereford Local Histories A BRIEF HISTORY OF HEREFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND By Tim Lambert SAXON HEREFORD Hereford means the ford used by the army The Saxons arrived in this part of England in the th century and a settlement grew up at the ford.