St. Mary's Chapel (Jesmond) Alcove

  • Description

    St. Mary's Chapel was built in 12th century with later additions in the 14th. By 1548, however, records show that the chapel was no longer in use , and King Edward VI gave it to the Corporation. It passed through several private hands before being eventually returned to the city by Lord Armstrong in 1883. This chapel and the nearby well were places of pilgrimage for centuries; miracles and cures were supposed to have happened here. Pilgrim Street in the city is named from this as it was the principal access from the south. Some devout people still leave offerings here today.
  • Owner

    Chemival (slowly getting back in the swing...)
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? All Rights Reserved (Seek permission to reuse)
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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