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Chapel of our Lady on the Bridge

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Fascinating chapel with a long history

We were pleased that the chapel was open (the lower part is only open on certain dates though). It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AlexSwallow
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

I discovered this place by pure accident, it's a little off the beaten track. There was a flower... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Littleword
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Bridge Street | The Bridge over the River Rother, Rotherham S60 1RB, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We popped in here one Saturday whilst in town and noticed it was open. I'm really pleased we did. Volunteers there were amazing! so friendly and knowledgeable - we got a tour of the 'cellar' with the history, had a cake and some coffee and...More

6  Thank Donna B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a piece of amazing history painted by Turner but spoilt by the appalling detritus in the river. What sort of people throw so much into the town's most attractive feature?

2  Thank Liz P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleased that the chapel was open (the lower part is only open on certain dates though). It is on the bridge between the station and the centre of town. The lady who was looking after it gave us a really nice introduction and...More

3  Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I discovered this place by pure accident, it's a little off the beaten track. There was a flower festival on, and the little chapel was a hidden delight

1  Thank Littleword
Reviewed 2 October 2018

been past this many many times and finally went in, the people that do the tour are enthusiastic and very knowledgeable all in all great morning.

1  Thank pips_1966
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent to go in here always wanted to do it and was not disappointed.Beautiful chaple Wonderful staff very helpful And answered all my questions.Its a must go and see .Lovely for Rotherham to have a beautiful place like this to visit .Please come and have...More

2  Thank jreeder44
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to be in Rotherham on Saturday when the chapel was open to the public. The volunteers and local historians were made the visit fun and interesting especially Steve in the dungeon, and the guy who did the best health and safety brief...More

2  Thank Marie L
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Excelent place staff very good well worth a visit,lovely little chapel one of only three in country dating back to 1483.

2  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The surroundings of the Chapel are the responsibility of the council. The interior is fascinating and all our reviews are enthusiastic. Please don't judge the chapel by things of our control.

1  Thank eleanorpet
Reviewed 28 June 2018

An interesting building well worth a tidy up. There are too many weeds. The chapel was not open when we visited, but they do hold services there. The chapel has been a prison and other things in its history. Chapels on bridges are few and...More

Thank Valerie T
Reviewed 12 March 2018

There is a book available telling the fascinating story of this building from Hamby;'s High Street R'ham or the Visitor centre near the Minster in town centre, "The Chapel on the Bridge - Legacy of an Archbishop" by Margaret Jackson

1  Thank hyland590
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Whilst I knew it would not be open to visit, whilst in the Town I was keen to see the Chapel, reputedly one of only four left in the country. Built in 1483 and Grade One listed, it is an impressive structure, standing beside the...More

1  Thank bsandrs
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