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Church of St Margaret

A Grade I Listed Building in Hooley, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2923 / 51°17'32"N

Longitude: -0.1608 / 0°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 528339

OS Northings: 156402

OS Grid: TQ283564

Mapcode National: GBR FD.D4H

Mapcode Global: VHGRY.5SC6

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 24 July 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289545

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, CR5

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Town: Reigate and Banstead

Electoral Ward/Division: Chipstead, Hooley and Woodmansterne

Built-Up Area: Hooley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Chipstead

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

4/53 Hooley, Coulsdon
24.7.54 Church of St Margaret
(Formerly listed under


Church. C12 and C13 extended in mid Cl9 and restored by Norman Shaw in 1885, (north
aisle, west door and window). Flint with stone dressings, brick dressings to tower.
Cruciform plan with central tower, 4 bay aisled and clerestoried nave (clerestory
concealed by circular windows). Buttresses to south aisle; north aisle retains
Romanesque doorway. (Photos NMR) and has external stack incorporating doorway.
INTERIOR: 4 bay circular pier nave arcades with double chamfered arches; scissor
brace roof to nave, stone rib vault with chamfered arches to crossing. Stone benches
on north and south chancel walls; stone octagonal nave font; Jacobean reading desk
and pulpit; C15 perpendicular rood screen with C19 arms on top.
Monuments include: brass plate to Lucy Roper died 1614 in floor on south side of
altar. South aisle wall: Little, died 1844, Grecian with mourning female figure by a
pedestal with urn. Sir Edward Banks died 1835. Contractor of Public Works, Waterloo
and Southwark Bridges represented either side of central niche containing bust. North
Aisle: Ref. James Tattershall died 1784, grey and white marble urn in front of
obelisk by R Westmacott Snr.

Listing NGR: TQ2834356403

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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