Carved out of the rock face alongside Abbey Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire,
and measuring only twelve feet by eight by seven feet high,
is the charming Chapel of Our Lady of the Crag .
|The area is full of caves...and other things! (Wood sculpture by Tommy Craggs)|
|Chapel of Our Lady of the Crag|
Inside the Chapel, there is a carved altar, a vaulted ceiling, roof bosses and gargoyles. When built, the Chapel was on the route that lead to Knaresborough's priory, which was destroyed during the reformation.
|Ivy clad tree in Nidd Gorge, Knaresborough|
|Viaduct and riverside Knaresborough|
The Chapel is open 2-4pm on Sundays, in the summer, and is just one of the many interesting things to see in Knaresborough, which is well worth a prolonged visit....
There's a great walk in the links below, which passes the chapel and the wood sculptures.
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