CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1188814
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1958
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Tandridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Limpsfield
National Grid Reference:
TQ 40504 53238

Details

TQ 45SW LIMPSFIELD C.P. HIGH STREET (east side)

7/148 Church of St. Peter 11.6.58

GV I

Church. C12 tower. C16 porch with extensive C19 restoration. Ironstone rubble with stone dressings, dressed stone to north aisle, Horsham slab roof over nave, plain tiled north aisle roof; wooden shingled spire with wooden cross surmounting. Aisled nave-with gabled south porch, tower to south east, chancelwith chapel and vestry to north. 2 gables to buttressed west end. South aisle windows C15, north aisle windows 1852. Tower windows with 2 light plate tracery of c.1260. North door planked, under shallow pent roof porch hood, south corner doors C19 with strapwork hinges.

Interior: tiled floor, whitewashed 3 bay nave arcades on round piers to south, lower than north aisle, with slightly chamfered arches. Corbelled chancel arch dying into imposts. Panelled chancel roof, arched bracing to north aisle roof. Two bay north chancel chapel arcade.

Fittings: arched piscina to south chancel wall. Square font on angle columns with central moulded shaft on moulded plinth.

Monuments: south aisle wall: Bisco wall monuments: late C18 and early C19, black grounds, white inscription panels. Over south door:Wall monument to Teulon family. Early C19 Black ground white inscription panel, apron broken off. South wall west end: Wall monument to Marmaduke Hilton, died 1768. Grey veined marble ground, central arched white inscription panel with gadrooning across base on scroll brackets. Cartouche in apron, open pediment above on scroll brackets with crowning fluted urn.

West wall: C18 drapery monument stone, winged skull in apron, crest above. South west corner: Chest monument to John 13th Lord Elphinstone, died 1860 by Matthew Noble. Grey stone, panelled plinth with quatrofo'il'decoration, white marble reclining effigy above.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp. 343-4

Listing NGR: TQ4050253238

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
287803
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 343-344

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: 03 Aug 1999
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