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

Address:
Church Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM3 8QH
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Opening times:
A key is available from Cheam Library, which is opposite the entrance to the churchyard. Please check their website for current opening hours. For enquiries about this church, please contact Nick Watts - nwatts@thecct.org.uk
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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.

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