CHURCH OF ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1029446

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY, THE STREET

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

County: Surrey

District: Guildford (District Authority)

Parish: East Clandon

National Grid Reference: TQ 06017 51736

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History

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Details

TQ 05SE EAST CLANDON C.P. THE STREET

5/14 Church of St. Thomas 14/6/67 of Canterbury

GV I

Church. C12 nave, C13 chancel with north aisle and bell tower added in 1900 by Sir T. G. Jackson. Random flint rubble walls with stone and brick dressings, brick quoins to buttresses and plain tiled roofs. Wood shingled tower under pyramidal, shingled spire - some shingles laid in diamond patterning on tower walls. Nave with aisle/chapel to the north, chancel to the east, porch to the south and tower to the west. Diagonal buttresses to west end, buttresses to junction of nave and chancel, and to the east. Iron finial to short spire with wooden clockface on south side of tower, below. Mixed fenestration in Perpendicular style to nave, Early English to chancel. Lancets to Chancel with two splay sided windows to east end. Cusped-head, 3 light windows to nave and aisle/chapel. C13 "shouldered" stone door surround to north, fine 1-step, brick,C16 door surround, now blocked, to west end, under "Tudor" style arch. Gabled, wavy edged bargeboarded porch; timber framed with rendered infill and brick lining. Simple arched surround to studded door.

Interior:- Simple. Stone floor, braced collar roof. Simple chamfered chancel arch, moulded and chamfered arch to north side of nave on full round pier and half round pier respond with moulded capitals. Pentice plasterwork ceiling in Jacobean style with strapwork decoration and oakleafs, portraits of the patron saints of the British Isles and roses - designed by Sir T. G. Jackson. 3 bay,crown post roof to chancel.

Fittings:- C17 altar rails with square balusters arcading along top. Oak pulpit with foliage carving, metal handrail to stone steps. C18 round font on baluster stem. 3 wooden hatchments to west end and 3 further hatchments over chancel arch.

Monuments:- Mainly simple wall tablets. North Chapel: Chest tomb in wall niche, dedicated to Stuart, Baron Rendel of Hatchlands, and his wife. Died 1912/3. Designed by H Goodhart-Rendel in a neo-gothic style. Buttressed niches containing saints flank the rib-vaulted wall recess under an ogee arched, crocketed and finialed arcade canopy. Cusped arch arcade to front with pendant bosses. Black stone lid with inscribed cross on tomb chest, resting on a black stone plinth. Coloured coats of arms and gilt figures in niches adorn the sides of the chest. North Chancel wall: Monument to Mrs Catherine Summer. Died 1777. Brown marble obelisk over grey stone, rectangular panel containing inscription. Flanked by scrolls and crowned by broken pediment, white urn over. Bracketed apron panel containing portrait profile. Stained Glass - South window by A. S. Moore. The Church stands on a prominent,central, village site.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp 203

Listing NGR: TQ0601551735

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 288594

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 203

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