CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1378035
Date first listed:
11-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Reigate and Banstead (District Authority)
Parish:
Horley
National Grid Reference:
TQ 27633 42758

Details

TQ 24SE HORLEY C.P. CHURCH ROAD

5/6 Church of St. Bartholomew 11/11/66 GV I

Church. C14,restored in 1881 by A.W. Blomfield, south aisle added in 1901. Rendered exterior, dressed stone to north porch; plain tiled roofs with ridge cresting, wood shingled bell turret and spire to north west. Aisled nave with porches to north and west, chancel to the east with chapel to south , vestry to south and bell turret in west bay of north aisle. Quoined buttresses to aisles, diagonal at west end. Three gables to west end with 2 C19 Perpendicular style windows to nave and south aisle. Renewed C14 "Kentish style" tracery to north aisle windows. North door C14 in delicate double shaft surround.

Interior: 4 bay nave arcades, C14 octagonal piers to north. Crown post nave roof separated from chancel by billeted tie beam. Tower posts set into west bay of north aisle. Corbelled arch to south chancel wall.

Fittings: Early C20 rood screen now across west wall. C20 pews and arcaded pulpit. Early C20 marble font; square bowl on centre stem.

Monuments: North chancel wall. Brass to Joan Fenner, died 1517; female figure of c1400 under ogee canopy borrowed from another monument,three-quarters life size. South chancel wall:- brass to unnamed man, possibly John Fenner? North chancel wall- Tablet commemorating William Brown, Vicar from 1561-1611; stone, square with roll moulded edge recording 3 generations of his family horizontally across the panel. North aisle chapel:- Monument to a member of the Salaman family. Early C14 life size stone Knight in armour reclining with head on cushion, feet on lion,on a chest tomb uhder arched canopy.

Wall painting:- traces of wall painting of a Madonna with lily, reflecting the original dedication of the Church to St. Mary the Virgin, changed at the Reformation, visible on eastern column of north aisle arcade.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.318.

Listing NGR: TQ2762742759

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
289607
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 318

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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