Tyne and Wear HER(13): Hylton Chapel

  • Description

    "The earliest known reference is 1157, when Romanus of Hylton obtained permission to appoint a chaplain for his chapel. The Hyltons were later allowed to bury there, leading to the foundation of chantries, and there were 3 chantry priests by 1370. The last recorded chaplain was 1536. Thereafter there were only occasional attempts to keep it in repair. Roofless, the chapel now consists of a chancel, rebuilt in the early 15th century and subsequently altered ..."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/13
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 3 years, 3 months ago
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