ST4226 : The Hanging Chapel, Langport

taken 7 years ago, near to Langport, Somerset, Great Britain

The Hanging Chapel, Langport
The Hanging Chapel, Langport
Gateway with chapel over. The structure has parts that are 13th century in origin but what is seen today dates mostly from the 15th century. Restoration was carried out in 19th century.

The Chantry Chapel of Blessed Virgin Mary, was mentioned in documents of 1344, it became the Town Hall in 1596-1600, Langport Grammar School 1706-c1790, then an arms store, a Sunday School, and private uses until it was leased as a Masonic Lodge in 1891. It is still used today as the Masonic Lodge.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 June, 2010
Category
Chapel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 423 267 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.2333N 2:49.4089W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 423 267
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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