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This chapel is located opposite Shakespeare's new place. We were warmly welcomed by a charming... read more

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LauraDaveJames
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Medieval chapel with rediscovered paintings

Part of the east and south walls of the chancel date from the 13th century but the building we see... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
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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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The Chapel Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8TY, England
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This chapel is located opposite Shakespeare's new place. We were warmly welcomed by a charming gentleman who took a lot of time and trouble to explain the fascinating history of this chapel. The most notable and important feature is the Doom paintings. There is also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Part of the east and south walls of the chancel date from the 13th century but the building we see today is one remodelled in the 15th century when the chancel and north wall were rebuilt in the 1450s and the nave porch and tower...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank futtock21
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful chapel with the gorgeous remains of medieval wall paintings - pop in, sit and contemplate the history around you and it’s welcome calm away from the main tourist drag.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Lovely to walk in and not pay. Took a break from the rain and enjoyed this chapel. If chapels are your thing then do stop... at least you won’t have to pay like everywhere else in town

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nadine B
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Nice long thin narrow church with an organ just above the front aisle as you go in. All the pews tops have lamp lights on them. Not certain I’ve seen this in a church before. History of the place written down on leaflets, no English...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

A lovely old church in the centre of Stratford-upon-avon. Lovely inside. Well worth a visiti if passing by.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

One of the best things in Stratford on Avon is to find somewhere that does not charge for entry. There is an excellent doom screen and some interesting memorial. Very well located too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael P
Reviewed August 20, 2018

A pleasant mediaeval chapel a little off the beaten track (so fewer tourists) with interesting wall paintings. Definitely worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The Guild Chapel in Stratford is being brought back to life by the volunteers who give up their time to share their enthusiasm and knowledge about this hidden Medieval gem. The wall painting are beautiful and one can only hope more are revealed in time....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stratfordwanderer47
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This church is in the middle of several of Shakespeare's attractions and easy to pop in to check out some local history with old wall paintings that have been discovered and restored.

Date of experience: July 2018
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