CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1044720
Date first listed:
22-Jul-1953
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH HILL

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Woking (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 99714 59154

Details

SU 95NE BOROUGH OF WOKING CHURCH HILL, HORSELL

5/22 Church of St. Mary the 22/7/53 Virgin. GV II*

Church. C15 tower and nave with enlargement and restorations in late C19, partly by W.F. Unsworth. Carstone,flint, with puddingstone and clunch to the tower; plain tiled roofs. West tower, nave with C20 Baptistry, aisles and aisle chapels, chancel and vestry to north east. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses to first and second stages, battlemented top and clock on south face of first stage.

Interior: Four bay C15 nave arcade on octagonal piers, eastern bay C19. Baptistry to north west; marble floored, painted wood panelling to walls and ceiling, iron gates to nave. Fittings; C19, bowl and stem stone font in baptistry, C19 sedelia on south wall of chancel, C15 piscina in south nave wall.

Monuments: South nave wall: To James Fenn, died 1793 old fashioned "kneeler" type, polychrome marble, husband and wife facing each other across a book littered table all under pointed arch. North aisle wall: Brass to John Sutton, died 1603 : standing figure with hands clasped. Brass to Thomas Sutton died 1603: standing figure with clasped hands. Brass to Faith Sutton died 1603, wife of John Sutton. 3 standing figures, including 2 men.

West wall: John William Rose, died October 1803. Grey and white marble, husband and wife standing either side of central urn containing wreathed profile portra...s. Bracketed cill and inscription underneath; by younger Bacon. John Greene 1651. Oval cartouche of black marble with scroll carved surrounds.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England : Surrey pp_320-1

Listing NGR: SU9971459154

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
290725
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1982), 320-321

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: 14 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/09018/02
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