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Margaret Clitherow Shrine

35 The Shambles, York YO1 7LZ, England
+44 1904 621756
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A Lady Fatimah Chapel is located within the Shambles. The chapel is very small and nothing much to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Selangor, Malaysia
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Easy to miss

As we were walking down the Shambles we saw tourists taking photographs of something and once they... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The former home of St. Margaret Clitherow, an ordinary butcher's wife who was martyred for her faith in 1586, is today a shrine in her memory.
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35 The Shambles, York YO1 7LZ, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A Lady Fatimah Chapel is located within the Shambles. The chapel is very small and nothing much to see in it. But you could know the history of Lady Fatimah Chapel by reading the information given. If you have time to visit the Shambles, it...More

Thank iamavoyageur
Reviewed 22 November 2017

As we were walking down the Shambles we saw tourists taking photographs of something and once they had moved on we went to see what they photographing. It was the plaque to The Shrine of the Saint Magaret Clitherow. Intrigued we looked inside the small...More

Thank PhilB505
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is a shrine to St Margaret Clitherow who was martyred in York for her Catholic faith. It also has details on another person who was beatified

Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We spent a long weekend in the York area from November 3 to 6. Our (Catholic) church has a small attached meeting room named after Margaret Clitherow. I knew she was created a Saint not long ago and had a vague idea she lived in...More

Thank Jonny S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Pop in whilst you are heading up the Shambles, learn a little history. Amazing lady and you should know about her.

Thank Kate033
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you are not aware of the Margaret Clitherow Shrine you will most likely walk right past it. It is located right next to the York Glass Ltd shop. It is a free attraction. It is rather cosy inside with a few pews. Even though...More

Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The fate of Margaret is part of the dark history of York. We were luckily with a tour guide who pointed out this shrine which is situated right in the middle of the Shambles. She was a 16th century Catholic woman who was crushed to...More

Thank shapgo
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

On the shambles, but easy to talk past. Places to sit inside to reflect. Lovely shrine to her. Wish we could have learnt more

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I would guess that most tourists miss this spot. It seems to be one more small doorway in a line of ancient buildings in the Shambles. In fact, I was being guided through York by a resident of North Yorkshire, who prides herself on her...More

2  Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Like stepping back in time away from the 21st century commercial bustle of York's Shambles, the Shrine of St. Margaret Clitherow instantly becomes a sanctuary of peace just feet away from the busy street. The shrine offers a chance to reflect on the martyrdom of...More

1  Thank hayjon68
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