SE3656 : St Robert's Chapel, Knaresborough

taken 25 years ago, near to Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

St Robert's Chapel, Knaresborough
St Robert's Chapel, Knaresborough
This is the remains of a cave between the riverside lane and the River Nidd. St Robert was the son of a mayor of York, and was born c.1160 and died in 1218. He spent most of his life as a hermit in the cave, most of which has been eroded and washed away by the river. What remains are the access steps, altar and stone bed - too small for him to be able to lie straight.
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Friday, 28 August, 1992   (more nearby)
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Monday, 28 November, 2005
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Caves   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 360 560 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:59.9271N 1:27.1390W
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