Church of St John the Baptist


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Statutory Address:
Church of St John the Baptist, Parvis Road


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Statutory Address:
Church of St John the Baptist, Parvis Road

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

Woking (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 04413 60981


TQ 06SW 2/107


II Church. 1910 by W.D Caröe. Knapped flint with random stone blocks, stone dressings; plain tiled roof with wood shingled bell turret and broach spire to west end.

Cruciform plan with nave and aisles, transepts and chancel; C20 vestry/church hall to north east corner. Narthex to west end with two doors on deep reveals to outer bays, most windows under four centre hoods with panelled tracery; east window semicircular and filled with quadrofoil tracery. Foundation stone of 1910 and inscribed with the name of the architect in a buttress at the east end.

Interior: five bay nave arcade on piers of cruciform section; crenallations and trefoil carvings to the top of the arcade. Barrel vaulted nave with stone vaulted aisles, panelled vaults to the north chancel chapel and chancel. Early C20 fittings to the chancel, including reredos. Double sedelia with rib vaults to niches and ogee arched piscina to south chancel wall. Hexagonal stone font.

Listing NGR: TQ 0441360981


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 126


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 09 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10170/10
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