CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1189608

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1958

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

Map

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Location

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

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

County: Surrey

District: Tandridge (District Authority)

Parish: Oxted

National Grid Reference: TQ 39045 52984

Details

TQ 35SE OXTED C.P. CHURCH LANE

6/227 Church of St. Mary 11.6.58 the Virgin

GV 1

Church. C12 tower. C13 Chancel, C14 aisles and C15 porch with C19 restoratibn. Rubblestone with brick dressings, Bargate stone to tower, rendered chancel. Plain tiled roofs; tower roof obscured by stone coped, battlemented, parapet. Nave and aisle with tower to west end, vestry to north and chancel chapel and porch to south. Square, unbuttressed tower with renewed Decorated detail on bell stage. North aisle east window original, C14, remainder renewed except for east window with planed down tracery, reduced in 1637. Porch with hood moulding to arch and Cobham arms in spandrels. C14 door with ogee tracing and carved human heads to panels.

Interior: tiled floor, 3 bay nave arcades of compound piers with round shafts of quatrefoil section. C14 chancel arch raised in C19 restoration dying into imposts.

Fittings: C13 priest's door in chancel. Arched piscina on south chancel wall. Octagonal stone font with quatrefoil panel decoration on octagonal buttressed stem.

Stained glass: C14 Evangelists in tracery lights of East window. Burne Jones aisle windi,ws to north and south by Morris and Co. 1908. Richly coloured with greens and reds

Monuments: South chancel wall: To William Finch died 1728. Baroque. White and grey marble aedicular type with raised inscription, flanking scrolls, double cherubs below and triangular pediment above,surmounted by Coat of Arms. Brass to John Hoskins. 1613. Standing figure 9 inches high. Brass to Thomas Hoskins 1611 with female standing figures

North chancel wall: To John Aldersley. Died 1616. Plaster and stone. Central arched niche with kneeling figures in profile. Ribbon and fruit decoration to arch, flanking Pilasters with shield above in strapwork surround.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England: Surrey (1971) pp. 401-2.

Listing NGR: TQ3904252982

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 287880

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 401-402

End of official listing