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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Woking, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.3383 / 51°20'18"N

Longitude: -0.5024 / 0°30'8"W

OS Eastings: 504413

OS Northings: 160981

OS Grid: TQ044609

Mapcode National: GBR 0Q.J0J

Mapcode Global: VHFV3.7MQD

Plus Code: 9C3X8FQX+82

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 6 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427835

Location: Byfleet and West Byfleet, Woking, Surrey, KT14

County: Surrey

Electoral Ward/Division: Byfleet and West Byfleet

Built-Up Area: Woking

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: West Byfleet

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


Church of St. John the Baptist

Church. 1910 by WD Caroe. Knapped flint with random stone blocks, stone dressings; plain tiled roof with wood shingled bell turret and broach spire to west end.

Cruciform plan with nave and aisles, transepts and chancel; C20 vestry/church hall to north east corner. Narthex to west end with two doors on deep reveals to outer bays, most windows under four centre hoods with panelled tracery; east window semicircular and filled with quadrofoil tracery. Foundation stone of 1910 and inscribed with the name of the architect in a buttress at the east end.

Interior: Five bay nave arcade on piers of cruciform section; crenallations and trefoil carvings to the top of the arcade. Barrel vaulted nave with stone vaulted aisles, panelled vaults to the north chancel chapel and chancel. Early C20 fittings to the chancel, including reredos. Double sedelia with rib vaults to niches and ogee arched piscina to south chancel wall. Hexagonal stone font.

PEVSNER : Buildings of England, Surrey. p.126.

Listing NGR: TQ0441360981

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