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Address: The Chapel Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8TY, England
Phone Number: 44-1789-293127
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Chapel built by the Guild of the Holy Cross, which was established in the...

Chapel built by the Guild of the Holy Cross, which was established in the 13th century, whose aim was to provide for the religious and commercial needs of the clergy and merchants of the town.

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A niche interest

I thoroughly enjoyed this insight into provincial life in the 16th century but maybe it's not going to appeal to all.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I thoroughly enjoyed this insight into provincial life in the 16th century but maybe it's not going to appeal to all.

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Nottingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This lovely little chapel is well worth a short visit. You can sit peacefully and drink in the simplistic beauty of the (damaged) medieval wall paintings and other artefacts and learn of its connection with Shakespeare. Free entry, although a donation is appreciated to help with the on-going restoration work.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

in the process of being renovated, you can just about see the old paintings om the walls that they are trying to restore, painted over by the Cromwellian army such a shame

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely chapel with some interesting but very badly damaged wall paintings. Very beuatiful. Free entry.

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you walk towards Holy Trinity Church stop for a while and take a look inside the Guild Chapel. Spend a few minutes reading the information plaques. You'll be surprised at what you find.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

free entry and lots of information inside about the building. Lovely to see the original painting on the wall. Very peaceful. Worth popping in when walking around Stratford.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth 15 minutes of your time and it's free. Historic interior with ancient wall paintings. and part of the history of Stratford on Avon. Very attractive.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Very quaint and historic chapel dating back to the 15th century. New organ was opened by Prince Charles a few years ago. Worth a quick visit and near many other attractions

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This single-aisled Gothic church, which dates back to 1269, has some fine medieval wall paintings. One of them is of the Last Judgement. Painted over shortly before Shakespeare was born, they were discovered beneath layers of limewash. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit, but if you are in the area, it is a worthwhile short stop.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is a charming chapel located on the corner of Chapel Lane and Church Street and is near Shakespeare’s New Place. As it is a place of worship, entry is free – but you are requested to make a small donation in order to assist with the upkeep and maintenance. Inside the chapel, there are many wall paintings. These are... More 

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