Chapel of hospital of St Mary Magdalene, Durham

  • Description

    "The chapel, now in ruins, was built in 1451. History, Topography and Directory of Durham, Whellan, London, 1894, quoted by Genuki , tells us: "The ruined chapel of St. Mary Magdalen stands on the north side of Gilesgate, near to the old railway station. This was the chapel of the Hospital of St. Mary Magdalen, which stood near it, and included in-brethren and out-brethren and also sisters. It has not been used for services since the Restoration, though there have been interments in the cemetery, which has now been closed for many years."" Photo by David Hawgood, 2005.
  • Owner

    David Hawgood
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years ago
    Viewed: 362 times
    Picture Taken: 2005-12-23
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