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Rug Chapel painted ceiling

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Rug Chapel painted ceiling
Corwen, Clwyd, England
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Rug Chapel is a private chapel built in 1637 by Colonel William Salesbury. The chapel is known for its astonishing interior decoration - every available surface is carved or painted, from the rafters of the roof to the pew benches. The exquisite ceiling is painted from one end to the other, with projecting figures of angels in the style of a medieval 'angel roof'.

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