Warkworth Hermitage: chapel

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Warkworth Hermitage, ‘east’ end © David Gill

The chapel lies at a raised level within the cliff face alongside the river. The ‘east’ end in effect points south-east. It is c. 6.2 m long, and 2.3 m wide.

At the east end is a rock-cut altar.

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Warkworth Hermitage, ‘west’ end © David Gill

At the west end there is an entrance from the exterior, and opposite it, the doorway into the sacristry.

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Warkworth Hermitage, chapel vaulting © David Gill

The ceiling consists of three sections with mock vaulting. In the central section is a rock-cut basin.

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Warkworth Hermitage, basin © David Gill

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