Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith.
Chapel built in 654 by St Cedd on his arrival in England. It was built from the remains of a nearby Roman fort - part of the 'Forts of the Saxon Shore' defences - and is situated in a romantic location under the large skies and beautiful expanse of the Essex Marshes.
It had become derelict by the 14th century and was used as a lighthouse by the Tudors, and in later years as a barn. In 1920 it was restored as a chapel and is still used in the summer for services.
More information can be found on the chapel's website: http://www.bradwellchapel.org
© Copyright John Myers contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
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