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Chapel of our Lady on the Bridge

Bridge Street | The Bridge over the River Rother, Rotherham S60 1RB, England
+44 1709 364737
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Graham and sandra mason

Excelent place staff very good well worth a visit,lovely little chapel one of only three in country... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Graham M
via mobile
Surroundings not looked after

The surroundings of the Chapel are the responsibility of the council. The interior is fascinating... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
eleanorpet
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Bridge Street | The Bridge over the River Rother, Rotherham S60 1RB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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
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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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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

With a complicated and fascinating history, the Chapel of Our Lady is one of the most interesting buildings in Rotherham. Open on several occasions throughout the year and with a team of Friends who give presentations and guided visits to the cellar jail cells, this...More

2  Thank VirgoLady19
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Lots of history.... Buy the book!! Very interesting. The guide was very friendly and full of enthusiasm. Everyone was welcoming.

2  Thank Janet W
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

If you get the chance, visit this fascinating building, small is beautiful. Excellent talk and slideshow by Margaret giving the full history of the site including informative photos through the ages. Steve gave a super guided tour of what was once a prison in the...More

2  Thank Julie R
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This building has had many uses and is packed with history which is brought to life by a lively guide who made it interesting. Well worth a visit if in the local area when they have a open day.

1  Thank Rebecca H
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

There are apparently only four bridge chapels in the country, and this one is only open rarely, so if you get the chance it's well worth going in for a look. It is small, has a lovely modern stained glass window and several interesting interpretation...More

Thank Jeff1903
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