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Interesting Church

A pity that the wall paintings have ,for the most part, been lost. Reproductions of them are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chris H
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
old building

make sure you visit the chapel which is next to the guildhall, donations are requested but not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andy h
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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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Reviewed 5 days ago

A pity that the wall paintings have ,for the most part, been lost. Reproductions of them are illustrated and the history of the building is clearly shown.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

make sure you visit the chapel which is next to the guildhall, donations are requested but not obligatory

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andy h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old chapel, and it has some interesting medieval paintings behind the panelling. it's definitely worth a look if you're nearby.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank L3K
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

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 nadineb439
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
Thank sportybirmingham
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
Thank Barry H
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
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