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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: 1187042



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

County: Surrey

District: Spelthorne

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 363261

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HIGH STREET 1. 5390 Stanwell Church of St Mary TQ 5074 8/77 11.8.52 I

2. C15 west tower. Three bay nave and south aisle. Later north aisle and porch and rendered early C14 chancel. Restored by Teulon 1862 and 1903. The tower is squared with roughly chequerwork stone and flint, corner buttresses, crenellated parapet and stair-turret to south-west. Spire with renewed shingle covering. Red tile roofs. Nave has C19 windows in circa 1500 style (flat headed with pairs of cusp headed lights). Original north doorway with damaged mouldings. C19 gabled chapels to north and south of tower. The north and west doors have good ironwork. Interior: 3 bay arcade, alternating piers, with chalk arches. Braced tie-beam roof (moulded and supported on posts resting on carved corbels). The chancel has early C14 dado arcading, pillar piscina and an Easter sepulchre. The most noteworthy feature of the interior is the monument by Nicholas Stone to Lord and Lady Knyvett (he arrested Guy Fawkes), died 1622, marble with Lord and Lady Knyvett kneeling below a columned and pedimented canopy. Good brass in chancel to Richard of Thorp (died 1408). Chancel also has memorial to Jane Hartley (d. 1795).

Listing NGR: TQ0571174136

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National Grid Reference: TQ 05711 74136


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