CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1248610
Date first listed:
11-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS, THE STREET

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Mole Valley (District Authority)
Parish:
Charlwood
National Grid Reference:
TQ 24050 41111

Details

THE STREET 1. 5387 Church of St Nicholas TQ 2441 5/62 11.11.66 I

2. Norman, late C13, C14 and C15. Built of sandstone rubble with dressed sandstone quoins and jowls and roof partly of Horsham stone and partly of clay tiles. Chancel with South Chapel, Central Tower, Nave with Aisle and South Porch. The original church was the north section of the present building, consisting of a Nave, a Central Tower and A Chancel, which were Norman. Both arches of the Tower and most of the Nave are of this period. The Chancel was enlarged in the C14 and the South Aisle, now the Nave, was added in the late C13. The South Chapel, now the Chancel, was built by Agnes, widow of William Richard Saunders about 1480 and the South Porch was also added in the late C15 and restored by William Burgess in 1858. The South Porch has a stone sundial dated 1741. Crown post roof. C15 parclose screen. Late C13 wall paintings in the South Aisle of the Nave. Brass in Chancel. The churchyard has a good series of C18 chest tombs, some having sculptured marble panels, C19 oval bodystones early C19 headstones with palm fronds and acroteria motifs or cherub motifs and wooden headboards. (See Nairn and Pevsner "The Buildings of England. Surrey" pp 119-121).

Listing NGR: TQ2404841110

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
430315
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 119-121

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: 05 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10696/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ray Pettit. Source Historic England Archive
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