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Buckingham Chantry Chapel

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Buckingham Chantry Chapel
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England
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The Chantry Chapel is oldest building in Buckingham, dating to the 15th century, but it looks even older due to the fact that the main entry re-uses a beautifully carved Norman doorway. Now owned by the National Trust, who operate a second-hand book shop from the premises. The chapel is easily reached on foot from the top of Buckingham High Street via a small lane.

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