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Spectacular!

I think this is one of only a few Chantry Chapels in England. Opening times may have to be sourced... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
misshartley
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
A remarkable survivor

The Wakefield Chantry Chapel dates from the early 14th century and was built at the same time as... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
futtock21
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London, United Kingdom
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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.

Thank misshartley
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

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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.

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

1  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

I love this Chapel on the bridge which is one of very few in the country .It is a prime neighbour of the Hepworth Gallery lying on the less than a mile route to Tastebuds Cafe and Kirkgate Station .The opening times are so restricted...More

1  Thank foffle089
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Spent a lovely afternoon listening to Sospiri in this beautiful little chapel .Its a must see well worth .

Thank dee s
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