Thursday, October 21, 2010

Repairs needed at medieval chapel in Bradwell Abbey

St Mary’s Chapel at Bradwell Abbey in Buckinghamshire, England is undergoing repairs with a temporary roof put in place make it water and weatherproof. An appeal is now underway to raise £50,000 to complete restoration efforts.

The roof of the 14th century Chapel has been in need of repair for some time. The Chapel houses some unique medieval wall paintings – depicting votive offerings – these were facing threat of water damage. This is the only location in the United Kingdom where paintings of this nature are found.

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