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St Mary Magdalene / Leper Chapel (The) - (Church of England)

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Historic Building

I recently went to see the Leper Chapel. I had been told about it years ago as part of a university... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2015
padreray
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Thetford, United Kingdom
Almost Hidden History

In Cambridge for a match at the nearby Abbey Stadium, I literally stumbled across this historic... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2015
bsandrs
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 Oct 2015
“Almost Hidden History”
13 Aug 2015
“Good to stop by”
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A fine example of Norman architecture, this small chapel was built in the 12th century to serve the patients of a nearby leper hospital.
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Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8TD, England
+44 1223 413343
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

In Cambridge for a match at the nearby Abbey Stadium, I literally stumbled across this historic building as I walked past. Dating back to the twelfth century, the background is well documented on the Internet. Whilst not large, and situated in a dip next to...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

A good place to stop on your way to samewhere. Not too much to do there unless there's a special event. It's worth to have a quick read through an information table - it's a very old building.

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Reviewed 11 July 2015

I recently went to see the Leper Chapel. I had been told about it years ago as part of a university lecture on the architecture of Cambridgeshire. It is one of the oldest buildings in Cambridge dating to 1125. The entry door and altar area...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2014

It's very old, 1700's at least. Large churchyard at the back. I took lots of photo's. I wish there was more of the graveyard visible from the front road

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