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I have to say I felt a palpable sense of relaxation here, it's probably just me but I wonder if... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
Stunning place and great for baptisms

We love it here. The place is well kept and very iconic. We had our children baptised here by... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2018
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Chantry Bridge, Wakefield, England
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

I have to say I felt a palpable sense of relaxation here, it's probably just me but I wonder if anyone else feels the same way. I think the stones of a building can absorb something of the aura created by spiritual people and that's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

We love it here. The place is well kept and very iconic. We had our children baptised here by Wakefield Cathedral.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

I think this is one of only a few Chantry Chapels in England. Opening times may have to be sourced before you go just to make sure. Very historic.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The Wakefield Chantry Chapel dates from the early 14th century and was built at the same time as the adjoining medieval bridge. Today both stand as though in a time bubble beside the roar of traffic along the A61. A chantry was a place where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This tiny chapel is delightful a stunning piece of architecture. Very peaceful on a beautiful river.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

This Chapel is close to the Hepworth Gallery, but direct access is barred by an extremely busy highway. I finally manage it with the help of six sets of pedestrian lights, but perhaps there is a shorter way! The Chapel is generally only open for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed January 22, 2018

To have such a rare building within 3 miles of my home is amazing. There are only certain times in the year the chapel is open but it is worth going on line to see when it is open. Even to visit the chapel for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

There are very few Chantry chapels, and even fewer located on an ancient bridge. Unfortunately, as most reviewers have noted, it is seldom open. My abiding memory is looking back and seeing the stained glass illuminated through pale winter sunlight. Walking distance from Station, Cathedral...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Peter V
Reviewed October 13, 2017

This is a very tiny but quaint chapel worth the visit to hear about the history of the chapel ,the curator's are very responsive to visitors and have great knowledge of the history of the chapel .Off the main road but worth the trip across...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

There aren't many of these chantry chapels left, and we were glad to see one in Wakefield. Couldn't get inside, but got the experience on the bridge. Looked wonderful at night

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Elaine S
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