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Keld Chapel

Remote medieval chapel.

Shap, Cumbria

Opening times

The key to open the chapel door is hanging by the front door of the house opposite.


Keld Lane
CA10 3NW

This picturesque and rustic stone chapel is thought to have been the chantry for Shap Abbey originally. It was built around the 16th century and has been used as a cottage and meeting house during its long history.

  • Social heritage stories

  • 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

  • National Trust

Contact information

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