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Chantry Chapel

By TrevBatWCC    
Leaving the Hepworth Gallery side of the river, crossing over the busy main road which links that south side of Wakefield to the city centre, I headed to here, the Chantry Chapel of St Mary the Virgin.
Its size is just 15 metres by 8 metres and was built in the 14th century when the medieval stone bridge it stands on was completed, and which crosses the river alongside the main road bridge. It is one of only three surviving bridge chapels in England and, with the bridge, is a scheduled ancient monument and a Grade I listed building. The original stonework can be seen at the base, although the upper part, including the west front, was rebuilt in 1847-8. Regular services, though not every Sunday, are held there, and it has open days at public holiday weekends.
V2, V3 & V4 showing the interior were taken several years ago on one of the open days, and with my Sigma 10-20mm lens, at the 10mm end to squeeze in as much as possible in the small space!
(first two images taken 31/07/2020)

Raw image processed in Nikon Capture NX-D, tweaked in Nik Collection's plugins, and Photoshop Elements 2020.

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😃👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Wakefield River Bridge Reflections Architecture River calder Chantry chapel

Voters: colijohn, spickles, Saastad and 48 more

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dales Plus
5 11 Australia
19 Aug 2020 11:00AM
Beautiful images of this quaint little chapel & bridge Trev SmileSmile
19 Aug 2020 11:00AM
Beautiful captures, Interesting it looks so ordered, tidy and peaceful, love those lovely stain glass windows too.
19 Aug 2020 11:02AM
Nice set Trev, and very informative as alway's.
19 Aug 2020 11:07AM
Lovely set, Trev.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
19 Aug 2020 11:08AM
Lovely composition on the lead shot... your photography is always interesting too😁😁
ColleenA Plus
8 481 7 Australia
19 Aug 2020 11:17AM
Beautiful photos
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
19 Aug 2020 11:37AM
an interesting chapel.Do like the indoor images - esp V5

great set

thanks for sharing

19 Aug 2020 12:08PM
A beautiful set of exterior and interior images of this Chapel, interesting description.
gconant Plus
10 31 1 United States
19 Aug 2020 12:11PM
Great images of this historic chapel.
V3 is my favorite.

19 Aug 2020 1:15PM
Excellent set
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2020 1:25PM
Superb looking set Trev, beautiful interior.
PhilT2 Plus
11 536 31 England
19 Aug 2020 1:37PM
Top quality set Trev, but then we expect nothing less from you. I particularly like the interior shots
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
19 Aug 2020 2:47PM
All very interesting and well captured Trev.
19 Aug 2020 3:05PM
Excellent images Trev especially the ones taken inside. The stained glass windows are lovely.

saltireblue Plus
11 11.9k 75 Norway
19 Aug 2020 3:13PM
Not knowing the significance of bridge chapels, I researched the subject (googled itWink) and found an informative Wiki article on the subject of this very chapel.
19 Aug 2020 3:17PM
A wonderful collection of images of this delightful church, Trev.
It's been good to catch up with your photos.

Richard Smile
19 Aug 2020 4:14PM
all fine
love the interior shots
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2020 5:17PM
A terrific set and the interior is beautiful; V4 is my fav.
davyskid 4 2 Scotland
19 Aug 2020 9:28PM
Great images of this historic chapel.Trev
19 Aug 2020 9:48PM
Beautiful set Trev and lovely detail of the stained glass windows.

LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2020 3:42AM
An enchanting place beautifully captured.
20 Aug 2020 4:04PM
What a fine set Trev, and the colours of the stained glass are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us.

Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2020 4:16PM
Beautiful images Trev, beautiful place...
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