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Revesby, Revesby Abbey
Revesby, Revesby Abbey
Revesby, Revesby Abbey

Aerial view of the abbey from the south. The stable block is immediately behind the house.

Pearl Wheatley, April 2017

Revesby, Abbey,
Revesby, Revesby Abbey
Revesby, Revesby Abbey
Revesby, Revesby Abbey

The first country house named after the twelfth-century abbey was built in the early eighteenth century.

The present house was built in 1844 by William Burn for J Banks Stanhope.

View from the south.

November 2014



Revesby, Abbey, William Burn, J Banks Stanhope
Revesby, Revesby Abbey
Revesby, Revesby Abbey
Revesby, Revesby Abbey
Undated postcard of Revesby Abbey published by W K Morton of Horncastle
Revesby, W K Morton
Revesby, St Lawrence
Revesby, St Lawrence
Revesby, St Lawrence

Large, costly and gloomy. St Lawrences, Revesby, was built in the Decorated style in 1891 at the expense of the MP for Horncastle Edward Stanhope and James Banks Stanhope.

The church contains fragments from the Cistercian Abbey at Revesby. There is a monument of 1727 to Joseph Banks.

Mark Acton, 2013

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Revesby, St Lawrence church, Edward Stanhope, James Banks Stanhope, Joseph Banks, Cistersian abbey
Revesby, St Lawrence
Revesby, St Lawrence
Revesby, St Lawrence

The architect for St Lawrence was Charles Hodgson Fowler.

June 2013

Revesby, St Lawrence
Revesby, St Lawrence, window
Revesby, St Lawrence, window
Revesby, St Lawrence, window

This window in the south aisle of the church depicts Saints James, Peter and John.

The gothic text at the bottom reads:
'This window was presented by the tenants / of Revesby estate as a token of esteem for / Jas Banks Stanhope Esquire of Revesby Abbey.

June 2013

Revesby, St Lawrence, window, Stanhope