HistoryPoints News

Jan 12, 2013

Psst! There's a chapel in our attic

Abergavenny's Pot & Pineapple shop seems to be in an ordinary building, but in the 17th century its owner took ...

a big risk by converting the attic into a secret Roman Catholic chapel. One of the two priests who took mass there was arrested for not being a Protestant and executed in the most painful way imaginable. To read about this remarkable building and the influential Gunter family which owned it, scan the QR codes in the window of the Pot & Pineapple - a name that has its own historical link to London. Or click here