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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: 1029647



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

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ash

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 288062

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3/1 Church of St Peter



Church. C12 south door and walls,some C13 remains in Chancel, C15 tower, C16 south porch; all restored in 1865 when the north aisle and north chancel chapel were added. Roughly coursed flint and sandstone rubble nave with ashlar quoin dressings, coursed heath-stone tower and north walls. Plain tiled roofs,renewed to north, with wooden shingle broach spire. Nave with north aisle, chancel to east with north chancel chapel and vestry, porch to south and square tower to south west corner. Short tower with orbelled eaves, small two- light, louvred openings to top of each face, irregular, small, openings on remaining faces. Larger plate tracery window to south. Three-light. cusped tracery windows to buttressed north aisle, large C19 windows to east end. One C13 lancet window survives in south chancel wall. Arched double doors to west end of north aisle, single door at junction of tower to west end. South door circa 1170, in arched stone surround with one order of jamb shafts and outer fillet roll moulding. Timber framed, gabled, porch to south with cusped barge- board and brick infilling. Interior: Tiled floor, four bay, round pier, arcade to north aisle; crown-post roof to aisle. C14 chalk chancel arch on restored half-octagonal responds. Two bay, round pier, arcade between chancel and north chapel with foliage capitals. C13 Piscina on south chancel wall. Wavy edge decoration to south door and tower arch.

Fittings: Marble and mosiac reredos in new chapel. C20 screens. C19 stone pulpit. Octagonal C17 wooden font with lead lined bowl on centre stem with 8 detached columns. Monuments: East wall of old chancel: Monument to Reverend John Harris. Died 1759. White stone on grey stone ground, black stone inscription panel. Flanking scrolls over eared apron below on gadrooned base. Skll, serpent and glass carvings in apron, floral garlands and cartouche over keystoned arch to top. North arcade of Chancel: Monument to Judith Harris. Died 1765. Triangular white pyramid with grey roundel, cherubs head above apron with flowers below. PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) page 97.

Listing NGR: SU8974750778

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 97

National Grid Reference: SU 89747 50778


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