CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1028606
Date first listed:
07-Sep-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
24-Aug-1990
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, MANOR HOUSE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, MANOR HOUSE LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Surrey
District:
Mole Valley (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 12294 54017

Details

LITTLE BOOKHAM MANOR HOUSE LANE TQ/15/SW (west side, off) 5/196

7.9.51 Church of All Saints (formerly listed as Parish Church)

GV II*

Formerly known as Little Bookham Church, but dedicated to All Saints in 1986. c,1100; south aisle added in C12 but subsequently taken down, rebuilt, and taken down again probably in C15; restored, and porch and vestry added in C19. Flint, partly plastered, with limestone dressings, the west gable weather-boarded, red tile roof, weather-boarded bell-turret. Small building, the nave and chancel in one vessel, with a south porch, north vestry, and small bell-turret at the west end. The south wall has a C15 chamfered doorway to the 2nd bay, protected by a gabled C19 porch, and to the right of this the remains of 2 bays of the former aisle arcade, consisting of semicircular arches in the masonry, and small exposed portions of the capitals (see Interior, below); the blocking under the first arch contains a C13 lancet, that under the 2nd a C15 square-headed window with 2 recessed trefoil lights with hollow spandrels and chamfered surround, and to the right of this is a blocked trefoil lancet with cavetto surround. Further to the right the chancel has a restored C15 window like the other but taller. To the left of the porch, the 1st bay of the nave has a small Norman-style window with round-headed lights. The west end has a small C12 round-headed lancet; the east end has a large C19 3-light window in C13 style. On the west end of the roof is a low square bell-turret with weather-board cladding and short splay- footed spire clad in tiles and finished with a weathervane (said to be dated 1744, with initials "IS"). Interior: the 4-bay arcade to the former south aisle is exposed, consisting of the inner third of circular columns with scalloped capitals and square abaci, and semicircular arches chamfered on this side; in the east bay the top left-hand reveal of the C15 window has a part of a re-located scratch or mass dial; the C13 window in the 2nd bay has keeled moulding, and a hoodmould; the west end wall and the west, end of the north wall each have a C12 window with deeply splayed reveal (the latter now covered on the outside by the vestry); the doorway to this vestry is the altered original north door of the nave; the south wall of the chancel has C15 piscina with quatrefoil head and sunk traceried spandrels, and the north wall has a blocked 2-centred chamfered arch; the nave has 2 massive chamfered tie-beams, the stubs of a 3rd at the west end (replaced with a tie-rod), and a wagon roof. At the west end is a tub font with latticed metal strapping, and on the west end wall are 5 large hatchments of the Pollen and Maddox families.

Listing NGR: TQ1229454017

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
290593
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08071/28
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