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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Limpsfield, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.261 / 51°15'39"N

Longitude: 0.0123 / 0°0'44"E

OS Eastings: 540504

OS Northings: 153238

OS Grid: TQ405532

Mapcode National: GBR KK7.XLN

Mapcode Global: VHHPP.5KCP

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 11 June 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 287803

Location: Limpsfield, Tandridge, Surrey, RH8

County: Surrey

District: Tandridge

Civil Parish: Limpsfield

Built-Up Area: Oxted

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Limpsfield and Titsey

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


7/148 Church of St. Peter


Church. C12 tower. C16 porch with extensive C19 restoration. Ironstone rubble
with stone dressings, dressed stone to north aisle, Horsham slab roof over nave,
plain tiled north aisle roof; wooden shingled spire with wooden cross surmounting.
Aisled nave-with gabled south porch, tower to south east, chancelwith chapel and
vestry to north. 2 gables to buttressed west end. South aisle windows C15, north
aisle windows 1852. Tower windows with 2 light plate tracery of c.1260. North
door planked, under shallow pent roof porch hood, south corner doors C19 with
strapwork hinges.

Interior: tiled floor, whitewashed 3 bay nave arcades on round piers to south,
lower than north aisle, with slightly chamfered arches. Corbelled chancel arch
dying into imposts. Panelled chancel roof, arched bracing to north aisle roof.
Two bay north chancel chapel arcade.

Fittings: arched piscina to south chancel wall. Square font on angle columns with
central moulded shaft on moulded plinth.

Monuments: south aisle wall: Bisco wall monuments: late C18 and early C19, black
grounds, white inscription panels. Over south door:Wall monument to Teulon family.
Early C19 Black ground white inscription panel, apron broken off. South wall west
end: Wall monument to Marmaduke Hilton, died 1768. Grey veined marble ground,
central arched white inscription panel with gadrooning across base on scroll brackets.
Cartouche in apron, open pediment above on scroll brackets with crowning fluted urn.

West wall: C18 drapery monument stone, winged skull in apron, crest above.
South west corner: Chest monument to John 13th Lord Elphinstone, died 1860 by Matthew
Noble. Grey stone, panelled plinth with quatrofo'il'decoration, white marble reclining
effigy above.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp. 343-4

Listing NGR: TQ4050253238

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