SP2054 : The Guild Chapel

taken 7 years ago, near to Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Great Britain

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The Guild Chapel
The Guild Chapel
The Guild Chapel, on Chapel Lane, was first built in 1269 by the Guild of the Holy Cross, a group of wealthy citizens who also built the adjoining Guildhall and Almshouses. During the 15th century, Hugh Clopton, a member of the Guild who became a Lord Mayor of London, largely rebuilt the Chapel.

The chapel is one of the town's oldest buildings and was granted to the Crown following the suppression of the guild by King Henry VIII. It is a grade I listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 366198 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

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Date Taken
Monday, 8 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2006 5474 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.4324N 1:42.4784W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2006 5476
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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13th Century  Thirteenth Century  Place of Worship  Chapel  Church  English Heritage  Grade I  Listed Building  Tower 

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