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The Guild Chapel

The Chapel Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8TY, England
+44 1789 293127
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Not Much to See

It is right next to the New Place, so we dropped by to take a look. It was just a one room chapel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JoanJh
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Saratoga, California
In the middle of town.

A nice place for a sit down to contemplate what you had experienced and take a rest from the busy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Berit V
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Moss, Norway
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Chapel built by the Guild of the Holy Cross, which was established in the 13th century, whose aim was to provide for the religious and commercial needs of the clergy and merchants of the town.
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The Chapel Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8TY, England
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+44 1789 293127
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"stained glass"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is right next to the New Place, so we dropped by to take a look. It was just a one room chapel without much to see.

Thank JoanJh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place for a sit down to contemplate what you had experienced and take a rest from the busy streets outside.

Thank Berit V
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

It is what it says on the tin. It is a chapel, rows of chorister stalls and little else. Some stained glass, and it is free.

Thank Ronnie S
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Not the biggest of places but as your passing popping and see the murals on the walls. Lovely stain glass window too.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

In Stratford it's not difficult to find things to see, as it is an old, lovely but small little town. This chapel is just a step away from Shakespeare's new place, exactly on the corner. Nice architecture and though it is not a church, just...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Inspiring building inside and out. We were lucky enough that a couple of scholars were practicing on the organ, completing the ambience. Well worth a visit.

Thank colin g
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

There since 1269 AD, the chapel has quite a history and one of Stratford-upon-Avon's most important historic buildings. It actually stands across the street from where Shakespeare's final home stood and where he died. It is a building that would have been very familiar to...More

Thank MelPK14
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

A very pretty chapel in the centre of a pretty town. It is well kept and there is clearly a lot of history surrounding this. I didn't have to pay to enter, and to be honest it's not worth paying anything to go in, however...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018

This is a quick stop. Step into the small chapel, and you'll see a simple but beautiful space. It's next door to Shakespeare's classroom.

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Reviewed February 24, 2018

I am sure many people pass this church without looking inside but it has some unique wall murals which were hidden or defaced in the attacks on Catholicism. If visiting the schoolroom next door do pop in and enjoy the peace for a few minutes.

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