Chapel in King’s Lynn reopens after £2.7m restoration
12 September 2015
From the section Norfolk
Founded in about 1140, the chapel was re-built in the 14th and early 15th centuries from new wealth which came to the town from the Baltic maritime trade
One of the largest chapels in England – the St Nicholas’ Chapel in King’s Lynn, Norfolk – is reopening after a £2.7m restoration project.
The late 14th/early 15th Century structure had suffered from rotting timbers and damage to the roof angels caused by death-watch beetles.
The year-long restoration, by the Churches Conservation Trust, was part-funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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