NY6820 : Inside the chapel of St Anne's Hospital, Appleby

taken 3 years ago, near to Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, Great Britain

Inside the chapel of St Anne's Hospital, Appleby
Inside the chapel of St Anne's Hospital, Appleby
St Anne's Hospital was established in 1653 by Lady Anne Clifford for 'twelve sisters and a mother to help poor widows in Appleby who were prevented by age or infirmity from supporting themselves'. There are 13 almshouses set around a cobbled courtyard with a tiny chapel tucked into one corner. In the latter half of the 19th century the whole building underwent some changes - the fabric was heightened providing each of the sisters with a bedroom upstairs. In 1961 the houses were altered and repaired to accommodate a bathroom and new kitchen facilities.

The chapel is kept open during the day. The reading desk and the greater part of the seating is original mid-17th century work.

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Sunday, 26 August, 2018   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 22 September, 2018
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Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6844 2022 [10m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6844 2021
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