The Little Chapel, Guernsey – smallest chapel in the world?

If you know different, you’ll have to let me know!

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We discovered this little gem on holiday recently.  It’s both a labour of love and a work of art, begun in 1914 by a Brother Deodat of Les Vauxbelets. On his arrival there, he set out to recreate the grotto and basilica of Lourdes and, with a few stops and starts (read the history here) the one you see was finally finished.  The chapel is meticulously and gloriously decorated with pebbles, seashells and broken china, and guardianship is now in the hands of the Blanchelande Girls College.

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