Free chapel

(Eccles.) a chapel not subject to the jurisdiction of the ordinary, having been founded by the king or by a subject specially authorized.

See also: Free

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Little Orme is popular with walkers and nature lovers while its cliffs prove a major challenge to experienced climbers The Little Orme's Angel Bay is a favourite training site for coastguard rescue teams The Little Orme formerly had its own medieval free chapel of Blessed Mary of Penrhyn which was last used in 1930 Penrhyn Bay promenade follows a vast sweep, approximately six miles long, into Old Colwyn