St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Glastonbury

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Hidden in a small alley, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses offer a respite from the city bustle. Surrounded by a peaceful garden, this historic chapel takes you back in time, exhibiting architectural features from 13th and 15th centuries. Notice the remains of a medieval archway that once led into a dining room to the left of the chapel. You can go inside the partially furnished almshouse, which once provided a shelter to people suffering from leprosy. To visit St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses on your holiday in Glastonbury, and find out what else Glastonbury has to offer, use our Glastonbury.
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  • It is easy to miss this rather good but rather understated retreat, and historic almshouses. As we went in, I overheard a young lady quietly explain to a volunteer that this was the most peace... 
    It is easy to miss this rather good but rather understated retreat, and historic almshouses. As we went in, I overheard a young lady quietly explain to a volunteer that this was the most peace...  more »
  • Whenever visiting Glastonbury, calling in to St Margaret's Chapel is a must. The chapel is very small but lying behind it is what remains of the Almshouses. Originally there were two rows of these... 
    Whenever visiting Glastonbury, calling in to St Margaret's Chapel is a must. The chapel is very small but lying behind it is what remains of the Almshouses. Originally there were two rows of these...  more »

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