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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade I Listed Building in Byfleet, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.3328 / 51°19'58"N

Longitude: -0.4757 / 0°28'32"W

OS Eastings: 506288

OS Northings: 160407

OS Grid: TQ062604

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.YK2

Mapcode Global: VHFV3.PRWM

Plus Code: 9C3X8GMF+4P

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 22 July 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290734

Location: Woking, Surrey, KT14

County: Surrey

Electoral Ward/Division: Byfleet and West Byfleet

Built-Up Area: Weybridge

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Byfleet

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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3/33 Church of St.Mary the
22/7/53 Virgin

Church C13 with south aisle of 1841, transept by H. Woodyer 1864 and vestry 1867.
Flint and puddingstone rubble with stone dressings; plain tiled roof with wood
shingled bell turret under broach spire to west end. Nave, north porch south aisle
and transept, Chancel with vestry addition to the south east. Windows all 2 light
except for 3 light east window with intersecting tracery; north porch gabled with
arched north door.

Interior: Simple belfry frame to west end of nave, two posts with supporting beams
tied into outer walls on 3 sides. 4 bay nave arcade on round piers, centre crown
post truss to roof. Chancel arch with thick inner order corbelled off at arch
springing also found on transept arch. C19 fittings including stone octagonal
font with quatrofoil decoration, royal arms on south aisle wall dated 1843. Oak
Jacobean Pulpit, panelled and cut down with billeted top, Paintings: Fragmentary
Consecration Cross and seated King over the North door.

Monuments: North Chancel wall: Brass of Thomas Taylor died c1480 standing figure
with clasped hands and prayer inscription on a scroll issuing from his mouth.

Listing NGR: TQ0628860408

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