Work starts to uncover historic Guild Chapel murals
WORK is now beginning on the painstaking conservation of Stratford’s rare and precious medieval wall paintings.
The murals adorn the walls inside The Guild Chapel in the town centre, painting a picture of life and belief 500 years ago, in the time and town that Shakespeare was born into.
They are said to be amongst the finest surviving in all of Europe.
And the 750-year-old chapel is now at the centre of a major project backed by a £100,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) aiming to both conserve and showcase the wall paintings.
They were covered with layers of limewash in 1563 on... read more
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