The Chapel of St Michael the Archangel stands at the physical and spiritual heart of Markenfield Hall – a beautiful and tranquil space with a soaring ceiling and imposing East window.
The Chapel is an ancient Catholic one, in which Anglicans also worship by Catholic invitation. In practice, the services are alternate, roughly once a fortnight.
From an Anglican viewpoint, the Chapel (and its 600 acre parish) is classed as an Ecclesiastical Peculiar – that is, exempt from the control of the Bishop, which it has probably been since the Reformation. In practice, the Bishop is most welcome and takes occasional services here by invitation.