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A history of Rycote Chapel

The curator of the historic fifteenth-century Chapel at Rycote Park in Oxfordshire gives a fascinating insight into its intriguing features, including exquisitely carved and painted woodwork, two early seventeenth-century roofed pews built for a monarch and the ornate musicians' gallery.

The yew tree to the south of the Chapel was planted, according to tradition, at the coronation of King Stephen in 1135 as a seedling brought from the garden of Gethsemane.

A history of Rycote Chapel