TR3141 : Dover, St Edmund's Chapel

taken 7 years ago, near to Dover, Kent, Great Britain

Dover, St Edmund's Chapel
Dover, St Edmund's Chapel
St Edmund's Chapel is a church in Dover, England, dedicated to St Edmund. It was completed in 1262 as a wayside chapel or chapel of rest for the cemetery for the poor beside the Maison Dieu, just outside the enclosed part of the medieval town, a short distance above Biggin Gate, and for pilgrims setting off for Thomas Becket's shrine at Canterbury Cathedral. This cemetery had been established by the monks of Dover Priory.
The building is about 9 metres in length, by 4,5 metres broad with walls of rubble masonry 0,6 metres thick, with Caen stone quoins and dressings.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Saturday, 24 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 3165 4166 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.6410N 1:18.5563E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 31646 41649
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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