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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade I Listed Building in Oxted, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2591 / 51°15'32"N

Longitude: -0.0087 / 0°0'31"W

OS Eastings: 539045

OS Northings: 152985

OS Grid: TQ390529

Mapcode National: GBR KK6.YDW

Mapcode Global: VHGS6.SMS4

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 11 June 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 287880

Location: Oxted, Tandridge, Surrey, RH8

County: Surrey

District: Tandridge

Civil Parish: Oxted

Built-Up Area: Oxted

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Oxted

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


6/227 Church of St. Mary
11.6.58 the Virgin

GV 1

Church. C12 tower. C13 Chancel, C14 aisles and C15 porch with C19 restoratibn.
Rubblestone with brick dressings, Bargate stone to tower, rendered chancel. Plain
tiled roofs; tower roof obscured by stone coped, battlemented, parapet. Nave and aisle
with tower to west end, vestry to north and chancel chapel and porch to south. Square,
unbuttressed tower with renewed Decorated detail on bell stage. North aisle east
window original, C14, remainder renewed except for east window with planed down tracery,
reduced in 1637. Porch with hood moulding to arch and Cobham arms in spandrels. C14
door with ogee tracing and carved human heads to panels.

Interior: tiled floor, 3 bay nave arcades of compound piers with round shafts of
quatrefoil section. C14 chancel arch raised in C19 restoration dying into imposts.

Fittings: C13 priest's door in chancel. Arched piscina on south chancel wall. Octagonal
stone font with quatrefoil panel decoration on octagonal buttressed stem.

Stained glass: C14 Evangelists in tracery lights of East window. Burne Jones aisle
windi,ws to north and south by Morris and Co. 1908. Richly coloured with greens and reds

Monuments: South chancel wall: To William Finch died 1728. Baroque. White and grey
marble aedicular type with raised inscription, flanking scrolls, double cherubs below
and triangular pediment above,surmounted by Coat of Arms. Brass to John Hoskins. 1613.
Standing figure 9 inches high. Brass to Thomas Hoskins 1611 with female standing figures

North chancel wall: To John Aldersley. Died 1616. Plaster and stone. Central arched
niche with kneeling figures in profile. Ribbon and fruit decoration to arch, flanking
Pilasters with shield above in strapwork surround.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England: Surrey (1971) pp. 401-2.

Listing NGR: TQ3904252982

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