Dilston Chapel, north side

  • Description

    "A Roman Catholic chapel dedicated to St Mary Magdalene, built c1616. A tablet, carved with a cross and the word ‘MARIA’, is on the north wall (facing), sited above a former entrance. The building is a rare example of a Post-Reformation recusant chapel (for Catholics refusing to attend services of the Church of England). There is a Roman sepulchral stone in the external east gable, bearing an effigy of a woman, clad in the garments of the sick chamber, food placed in her hands for the journey to the after life http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/search/fr.cfm?rcn=NSMR03-8986" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2026809
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 8 months ago
    Viewed: 366 times
    Picture Taken: 2010-08-22
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