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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Witley, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1487 / 51°8'55"N

Longitude: -0.6479 / 0°38'52"W

OS Eastings: 494667

OS Northings: 139698

OS Grid: SU946396

Mapcode National: GBR FDD.YVL

Mapcode Global: VHFVZ.QDB7

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 9 March 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439626

Location: Witley, Waverley, Surrey, GU8

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Witley

Built-Up Area: Witley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Witley

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 93NW WITLEY C.P. CHURCH LANE
Witley

8/256 Church of All
9/3/60 Saints

GV I

Church. Or nave, crossing tower and transepts c.1190, north chapel C14,
north aisle and transept 1844 and partly 1890 by Aston Webb. Sandstone and
chalk rubble, mortar rendered, limewashed on nave, with Bathstone and
Bargate stone quoins and dressings. Snecked sandstone on vestry with plain
tiled roofs and wood shingled needle spire under iron weathervane finial.
Roughly cruciform plan, tower to east of centre, with C19 porch to north
and gabled porch to south. Square tower of two stages separated by string
course of half round section. Corbelled coped parapet with small obelisks
at angles. Two-light louvred openings in each face of the upper stage. Two-
light cusped trefoil head window to west on south side of nave, two-light
window with lancet adjoining to east. Lancet windows on east and west sides
of south transept with two-light window in south end under hood moulding.
Lancet fenestration to south side of chancel, one with a shouldered head.
Massive buttresses on piers to chancel. C15 east window of 3-lights with
rectilinear tracery. Gabled brick and timber porch with arched door and
heavy cusped bargeboards to north. Renewed tracery to C15 west window over
ribbed and studded door in C15 surround with billet band and ogee crocketed
panel niches above. Gabled porch to south with C15 cusped bargeboards -
brought from another house. Attached jamb shafts with cushion capitals,
plain abacus and small moulding. Dog tooth pattern impost band to round
arched studded door.
Interior:- Brick tile floors. Three bay C19 octagonal pier arcade with
chamfered arches and moulded capitals. Braced collarbeam roof,cll9O, over
transept with billet ornament on wall plates. Crossing arches - plain
pointed in clunch with steeply chamfered imposts and narrow chamfers to
piers. Octagonal flat panelled ceiling over with central boss. Panelled and
vaulted arched chancel roof. Mosaic floor in chancel.
Fittings:- C19 reredos of Alabaster. Piscina - 1350, with foliated head
and aumbry over. C13 font, re-cut - octagonal on massive centre stem with
encircling detached columns on lobed base. C15 heraldic glass. Wall
paintings - C12 remains. Figures under round arches on south wall, the
subjects coming from the life of the Virgin. Dated by Professor Tristram
c1120 and one of a group done from Lewes Priory. C19 panelled pulpit.
Monuments - Four pedimented white/grey stone panels with dark grey grounds
on north chancel wall. Mid-C18 cartouche with cherub's head.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND - SURREY (1971) p.529-30.
V.C.H. - Surrey (1967 ed) Vol. III pp.61-9.


Listing NGR: SU9466839705

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