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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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Amazing wall paintings

We had never been in this church before and were fascinated by the restoration work being done on the wall paintings. A real treasure!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had never been in this church before and were fascinated by the restoration work being done on the wall paintings. A real treasure!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Definitely worth looking into. FREE to go into. Volunteers offering lots of useful information about the building, architecture and painting, which are being renovated.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

the building looks very interesting but although it was open it was mostly masked by scaffolding. Still worth a look

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

It was interesting to see the restorers at work at a high level in the building. Look forward to returning to see when the work is complete.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

We visited this chapel not knowing what to expect. It is steeped in history and there are information boards at the entrance to the chapel, full of details about the chapel. Unfortunately, we couldn't access the chancel area due to part of the building being refurbished and so was barriered off to the public. Had we been there another night,... More 

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Thank Alan J
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

I went to many churches and I visited this one too just to offer prayers in the hope that HE listens to me. It was a peaceful experience.

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Hlinsko, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We went by during the anniversary of 400 years. Lovely street with this dominant. I can recommend to visit. Definitely worth seeing.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

This is a quick visit on the Shakespeare path but just quick because there isn't too much to see. If you miss it, you didn't miss anything really.

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Traralgon, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Wile visiting all the Shakespeare related sites in town we went to the Guild Hall which is next door to where Shakespeare went to school. Founded in 1269 a lot of the original building is still in place but some was rebuilt in the fifteenth century. Just visible are some of the original paintings on the walls, it would be... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Apparently there is some threat to keeping this chapel open. But it is of such importance it must stay open to visitors. A great space, with excellent modern stained glass windows, and a medieval painting of doom on the walls. You can feel the history oozing out of it. Thank you for keeping it going.

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