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Chapel of St Mary on the Bridge

Dating largely from the 14th century, this little chapel originally stood on the first arch of a medieval bridge over the Derwent; the springing of the arch can still be seen below the east wall.

Derby, Derbyshire

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A warm welcome awaits you at the chapel, please check opening times or arrange a visit.


Sowter Road

It offered spiritual reassurance to travellers setting out into the wild lands beyond the bridge

After a long and varied career, including being used as a prison and a carpenter's workshop, it fell into ruins, and was eventually restored by the Haslam family in the early 20th century.

Work on embellishing the interior has carried on since, and today the chapel is a fully functioning place of worship.

  • Social heritage stories

  • National heritage here

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Captivating architecture

  • Car park at church

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Church of England

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