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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST AND THE WISDOM OF GOD

List entry Number: 1029052

Location

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST AND THE WISDOM OF GOD, BUCKLAND ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SurreyReigate and BansteadDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 289483

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History

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Details

TQ 25SSW BUCKLAND ROAD 6/66 Lower Kingswood, Tadworth Church of Jesus Christ and the Wisdom of God

I

Church, formerly in St Sophia. 1891 by Sidney Barnsley in the free Byzantine style. Red brick and stone in various patterns eg chequer work, herringbone and basketweave; plain tile roof. Aisled nave and chancel in one; east end with polygonal apses, the outer ones as angled bay windows. West front; large planked and studded door with scalloped metal framing under round arch with inscription. Stone dressed diocletion window above narthex under pent roof; round headed lancets on other facades and in apses of the east end.

Interior: Tiled floor, marble center aisle; 2 bay nave arcade with end piers and central column; painted barrel vault roof. Marble floored chancel and semi-circular apse; marble lining with green and gold floral mosaic in apse and semi-dome. Fittings include Arts and Crafts lectern, pulpit and reading desk, all in ebony and holly with mother of pearl inlay. 2 priests' chairs with domed canopies, byzantine capitals from Constantinople and Ephesus decorate the ailes and west wall.

Campanile: 5 yard to the ritual north west of the church. Square rendered plinth with inset flight of steps; weatherboarded above, to open timber bellchamber and lead covered ribbed byzantine dome. Lead gargolye animal spouts to angles of the bellchamber. The campanile and Church are linked by herringbone brick path with stone edging and flint insets; forming a circle in front of the west door.



Listing NGR: TQ2486253752

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National Grid Reference: TQ 24863 53750

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