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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1807 / 51°10'50"N

Longitude: -0.3576 / 0°21'27"W

OS Eastings: 514895

OS Northings: 143668

OS Grid: TQ148436

Mapcode National: GBR HH2.SJ7

Mapcode Global: VHFVY.RLB7

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028762

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290178

Location: Capel, Mole Valley, Surrey, RH5

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Civil Parish: Capel

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Coldharbour

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Christ Church

Church. 1848 by B. Ferrey, restored by W. Caröe in 1904. C13 style. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and plain tiled roofs, restored in C20.

Nave with gabled porch to south, bellcote to west end, chancel to east and vestry to north. Bellcote to west; two arched openings under gabled top with flanking stone offsets. Three two-light and trefoil roundel tracery windows under hood mouldings to south side, alternating with buttresses, four windows on north. One similar window and one trefoil head lancet on south side of chancel, square gabled projection to north with angle buttresses and gable roundel. East window of three, ogee, lights and five-petal roundel over with mouchettes. Plate tracery roundel to west with two-light and quatrefoil window below, between double flanking buttresses, the inner ones offset and linked by stringcourse, the outer ones diagonal. Large scale gabled timber porch to south with scalloped and pierced bargeboards. Steeply cambered tie-beam over entrance flanked by leaded, ogee-arched lancets, panelled and glazed side windows. Chamfered, arched stone door surround. Priest's door in south side of chancel.

Interior: Simple, with large moulded and chamfered chancel arch. Standard C19 fittings. The church forms an important feature in a remote unspoilt village.

Listing NGR: TQ1489543668

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