St Lawrence

A small redbrick church designed by James Fowler.

About this church

It was built by James Banks Stanhope in 1875 as a chapel of ease to Revesby, to save people the bleak journey to the parish church.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Social heritage stories

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

Other nearby churches


St Helen

Resting place of James Roberts, who sailed on the Endeavour alongside Captain Cook and Sir Joseph Banks.


St Lawrence

The present church was built in the Decorated style in 1891 on the site of a previous Georgian church built in 1733 by Revesby Abbey estate owner Joseph Banks, the great grandfather of naturalist Sir Joseph Banks.

St Luke

St Luke’s most outstanding features are the beautiful stained glass windows and the memorial to Mary Jane Lovell, who went to Palestine in 1892 and founded the Lovell Society for the Blind.

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