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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Horsell, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3228 / 51°19'21"N

Longitude: -0.5704 / 0°34'13"W

OS Eastings: 499714

OS Northings: 159154

OS Grid: SU997591

Mapcode National: GBR FBL.0LP

Mapcode Global: VHFV8.209S

Plus Code: 9C3X8CFH+4R

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 22 July 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290725

Location: Horsell, Woking, Surrey, GU21

County: Surrey

District: Woking

Electoral Ward/Division: Horsell

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Woking

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Horsell

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Description


SU 95NE BOROUGH OF WOKING CHURCH HILL, HORSELL

5/22 Church of St. Mary the
22/7/53 Virgin.

GV II*

Church. C15 tower and nave with enlargement and restorations in late C19, partly
by W.F. Unsworth. Carstone,flint, with puddingstone and clunch to the tower;
plain tiled roofs. West tower, nave with C20 Baptistry, aisles and aisle chapels,
chancel and vestry to north east. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses to
first and second stages, battlemented top and clock on south face of first stage.

Interior: Four bay C15 nave arcade on octagonal piers, eastern bay C19. Baptistry
to north west; marble floored, painted wood panelling to walls and ceiling, iron
gates to nave. Fittings; C19, bowl and stem stone font in baptistry, C19 sedelia
on south wall of chancel, C15 piscina in south nave wall.

Monuments: South nave wall: To James Fenn, died 1793 old fashioned "kneeler"
type, polychrome marble, husband and wife facing each other across a book littered
table all under pointed arch.
North aisle wall: Brass to John Sutton, died 1603 : standing figure with hands
clasped. Brass to Thomas Sutton died 1603: standing figure with clasped hands.
Brass to Faith Sutton died 1603, wife of John Sutton. 3 standing figures, including
2 men.

West wall: John William Rose, died October 1803. Grey and white marble, husband
and wife standing either side of central urn containing wreathed profile portra...s.
Bracketed cill and inscription underneath; by younger Bacon.
John Greene 1651. Oval cartouche of black marble with scroll carved surrounds.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England : Surrey pp_320-1


Listing NGR: SU9971459154

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