The Hanging Chapel, Langport, Somerset

The Hanging Chapel, Langport, Somerset
Photograph taken 12 January 2006 © Mr Robert Atkins. Source Historic England Archive ref: 263183

The chapel is first mentioned in 1344. It was the Guild Chapel of St Mary, to whom it is still dedicated. It has had a variety of uses. It became the Town Hall in 1570, a grammar school in the 18th century, then an arms store, a Sunday school and various private uses until it became a Masonic Lodge in 1891.

Location

Somerset Langport

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

chapel faith religion school hall Medieval (1066 - 1484)