Lumley Chapel (St Dunstan's), Cheam, Surrey

Church Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM3 8QH
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A key is available from Cheam Library, which is opposite the entrance to the churchyard.
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A tiny treasure full of remarkable carvings

Lumley Chapel, the oldest building in Cheam, can be found in St Dunstan's churchyard and is the only surviving remnant of a 900-year-old building that once stood on this site. John Lumley, a Catholic aristocrat and art collector, refurbished the building as a burial place for himself and his two wives in the late sixteenth century.

Opulent stone monuments fill the walls and a huge tomb near the door shows Lumley's first wife Jane Fitzalan, carved in alabaster, wearing a starched ruff and headdress, her gown flowing as she kneels in prayer.

  • Lumley Chapel open for visitors at Heritage Weekend

    16 September 2018 - 16 September 2018

    The chapel is not normally open for visitors, but Heritage Open Day is one of the days where you can discover more about what is inside.

  • Lumley Chapel open for Heritage Open Days at St. Dunstan's, Cheam

    16 September 2018 - 16 September 2018

    Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture. Places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – and it’s all FREE.