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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1028748



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

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Leigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 290250

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LEIGH C.P. CHURCH ROAD TQ 24NW The Green 6/136 Church of St. 11/11/66 Bartholomew GV II*

Church. C15 in Perpendicular style, restored in 1856 by Larmer and in 1890 by F. C. Lees, who added a stone tower and extended the west end. Reigate stone with rubblestone on south side of nave and chancel, ashlared dressings, porches and tower with Horsham slab roofs. Wood shingles on belltower and broach spire to west. Nave with porch to west end, porch to south, chancel to east with vestry on south side and bellcote over western gable. Broach spire over with Heron and scroll finial weathervane. Arcaded range under the eaves, 3 bays to each face; 3 rectilinear, 2-light louvred openings on each. North:- Diagonal buttress to chancel end. Two-light Perpendicular style windows under label mouldings, some under arched hoods. Two, 3-light, foiled-head windows under labels on nave, recut C19 window between. 3 stepped, single, arched lancets in square surrounds in western bay of north side. East end:- re-cut 3-light,rectilinear window in coved surround. South side:- one arched, 2-light window on chancel, and catslide vestry. One 3-light window under label moulding to nave, east of porch, C19 window to west of it. Three-light, late-C19 window to westernmost bay over moulded sill and plinth string course. West end:- Ball flower eaves across, three-light Y-tracery window over pentice, Horsham-slab roofed,porch narthex. Traceried open arcading over plinth walls with central opening for west doors. Gabled porch to south with hood mould and chamfered surround to door. Ogee-head hood moulding over lancet in gable apex, one window in each return wall of porch. Interior:- Simple. Panelled, round vaulted nave ceiling. Chamfered tower arch with half-octagonal impost. Similar arch to chancel. Chancel roof panelled with bosses. Fittings:- Gilt, plaster and stone reredos with blind arcade of two bays flanking 9 bay centre reredos, alternate panels with Saints and Christ. Panelled pulpit. Octagonal marble font on centre stem with surrounding pillars and three "shouldered" arched panels on each face. C19 traceried,fret-work,ogee-domed font cover over. 5-bay C20 gallery to west end on thin, 4-columned pillars with cusping to bay heads. Billeted top over with foliage frieze and crocketed finials. Two hatch- ments in chancel. Stained glass East Window, 1890 by Kempe. PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) pp.341-2.

Listing NGR: TQ2245346944

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 341-342

National Grid Reference: TQ 22453 46944


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