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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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Informative book

There is a book available telling the fascinating story of this building from Hamby;'s High Street... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
hyland590
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south yorkshire
A Rare Sighting

Whilst I knew it would not be open to visit, whilst in the Town I was keen to see the Chapel... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
bsandrs
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Bridge Street | The Bridge over the River Rother, Rotherham S60 1RB, England
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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Was very lucky when in Rotherham town centre to find one of only three remaining Chantries in England, the Chapel of our Lady on the Bridge was open to visitors. The volunteers were very helpful and informative, the tea coffee and selection of homemade cakes...More

2  Thank MeAndonis
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

I have attended a wedding ceremony in the Chapel but yesterday was the first time I was able to go down into the dungeons. Fantastic informative talk which made me realise how important it is to preserve this special corner of Rotherham. I will now...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Was passing and luckily found it open, manned by many keen, knowledgeable volunteers. It is a tiny working church, albeit with only a few services, but underneath is a superb, unrestored crypt which was used as a prison. It has many features of the prison,...More

2  Thank Martin L
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