Monday, 29 June 2015

The Little Chapel: Guernsey

When I was a young whipper-snapper, I loved visiting this Guernsey attraction. Something about it has always fascinated me.

It was built around 1923 by a French monk, as a miniature version of a grotto in Lourdes, France. Decorated in broken china, pebbles and seashells, it is believed to be the smallest consecrated church in the world. 

I think what impressed me as a tinie (and now), is the detail that has gone into the building. The chapel is currently under a bit of reconstruction and bits are falling off the walls, but really, what can you expect from a building that is 90 years old!

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