Visualizing St Stephen's

Welcome to Virtual St Stephen's, presenting a great lost building at the heart of the Palace of Westminster.

Discover how St Stephen's Chapel, a medieval place of worship for kings and queens, became the first permanent home of the House of Commons.

Click on the images below to find out more about key periods in its history, across six centuries.

All digital modelling undertaken by The Centre for the Study of Christianity & Culture, University of York.

How We Know: Research and Evidence

Find out more about the evidence the project uncovered and the research we undertook to inform our detailed 3D visualizations.

>> Explore 'How We Know: Research and Evidence'