Insights into the Abbey: Victorian Improvements

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  • Romsey Abbey, The Abbey, Romsey, SO51 8EP
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Abbey - from Church Place

Monday, 3pm-3.45pm

Each day throughout the Festival, one of the Abbey Tour Guides will explore a different aspect of the history, life and art of the Abbey.  Every day something different!

All tours start 3pm, and will last for about 45 minutes.

Victorian improvementsToday’s Tour: Monday 3rd  July at  3pm.

VICTORIAN IMPROVEMENTS IN THE ABBEY.

Whitewash, galleries and box pews were swept aside by Romsey’s Victorian vicars Noel and Berthon leaving the Abbey much as we see it today.

 

Tickets £4 from the Tour Guide.  All proceeds to  Romsey Abbey funds.

For more information, see www.romseyabbey.org.uk

Full list of tours during the Romsey Festival (see individual days for more detail of each tour – all in Romsey Abbey unless shown):

Date Topic
Sat 1 Stained glass
Sun 2 Sculptures
Mon 3 Victorian improvements
Tue 4 Monuments
Wed 5 Archaeology
Thu 6 Woodwork
Fri 7 Around the outside (or textiles, excluding vestments, if wet)
Sat 8 Bell tower (must be booked in advance)
Sun 9 A tour for children (5-12 years’ old)
Mon 10 Broadlands links
Tue 11 Vestments
Wed 12 Organs
Thu 13 Memorials
Fri 14 Works of art
Sat 15 St. Swithun’s, Crampmoor (at St. Swithun’s)
Sun 16 Saints in the Abbey