St Werburgh’s Chapel

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St Werburgh’s Chapel

Friar Gate



St Werburgh’s, cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust (CCT), is an early 18th-century chapel adjoining the disused Victorian church. It contains an elegant Robert Bakewell font cover, an intricately carved wooden screen, a splendid reredos and fine Victorian furnishings. It’s also famous for being the place where Dr Johnson got married. Open most Saturdays 10.30am – 1pm (key from the Museum & Art Gallery at other times). Available as a venuefor small exhibitions or concerts. Group tours by arrangement. Contact details below.


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