The oldest Methodist chapel in
Lincolnshire. Robert Carr Brackenbury,
the squire of Raithby and friend and
fellow worker of John Wesley, built this
chapel over his stables at Raithby Hall.
It was opened by Wesley in July 1779.
It now belongs to the present owner of
Raithby Hall. The Georgian interior has
Additional visitor information
Car parking on road
Last Sunday in the month at 2.30pm
Raithby Chapel is situated on the edge of
Lincolnshire Wolds, an area of tranquil beauty,
and 29 miles from Lincoln Cathedral and city.
Nearby are the birthplaces of Tennyson at
Somersby and explorer Sir John Franklin
National Trust sites Gunby Hall and Tattershall
Castle are nearby. Gunby Hall is about seven
miles away and Tattershall Castle thirteen.
Coastal towns such as Skegness are also within
Lincolnshire PE23 4DW
Foot access only across private stable yard.
Keyholders: Mr and Mrs Rose, The Coach House, The Stables, Raithby, or
Mr and Mrs Kennett, Saddlers Cottage, The Stables, Raithby. For event
programme see www.midlincs.org.uk
Tel: 01526 345051
Getting there [TF374667]
The church is in the centre of Raithby village near to the parish
church. Off B1195 from A16 at Spilsby. Foot access across The Stables
Car: 3 miles from market town of Spilsby, and 7 miles from Horncastle.
Bus: Hourly bus service from Lincoln to Skegness.
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