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Fitzalan Chapel

On the edge of Arundel Castle grounds, the private Fitzalen Chapel contains a profusion of tombs and monument to the Howard family.

Arundel, Sussex

Opening times

Open April to September; Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm.


Arundel Castle
BN18 9AB

When Richard, tenth Earl of Arundel, died in January 1376, his will decreed that a chapel should be built within the castle. The chapel has had a varied history, including damage during the Civil War in 1643-4.

Forty eight of the misericords are part of the original fixtures and fittings. Some of the misericords had been damaged over the centuries, so when the 14th and 15th Dukes of Norfolk instructed the renovation in the 19th century, these misericords were replaced.

The chapel sits within the grounds of Arundel Castle and is included in the admission ticket to the castle.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Social heritage stories

  • National heritage here

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Catholic Church

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