History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The college is composd of four ranges set around an inner courtyard. In the south east corer is the former chapel, which served as a farm cottage in the 20th century. The east wall of the east range is the most complete medieval survivor, and this includes the entrance gateway.
As you enter the college by the main door look up and you wil see three empty niches. These once held statues of the three patron saints of the college; St Mary, Edward the Confessor, and St Thomas.
The College is often used as a gallery exhibition space for art and crafts.
About Chichele College
Address: College Street, Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, England, NN10 8DZ
Attraction Type: Historic Building
Location: There is a free car park within a two minute walk. The gardens are open daylight hours, but for access to the chapel contact the English Heritage keyholder.
Website: Chichele College
English Heritage - see also: English Heritage memberships (official website)
Photo Credit: M15ste, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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