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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 ST JAMES

List entry Number: 1188415

Location

CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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

County District District Type Parish
SurreyWaverleyDistrict AuthorityElstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 291536

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History

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Details

SU 94SW ELSTEAD C.P. WESTBROOK HILL

5/26 Church of 9/3/60 St James

II*

Church. C13, C15 porch to north, restored in C19 by Garling. Mortar rendered rubblestone with stone dressings,coursed Bargate stone on porch and snecked Bargate stone by south aisle. Plain tiled roofs, hipped over coved eaves to west end, boarded belfry above under shingled broach spire. Nave with north porch, belfry and spire to west, Chancel to east and aisle with vestry to south. One louvred opening in each face of belfry to west end, with C19 lancet and plate tracery windows to west end of nave and south aisle. C13 lancet window and C15 double light windows on north side with foiled heads, those to east under labels. Well detailed, C15, 3-light window to east, possibly inserted by the Bishop of Winchester's masons. Arched priests door in round arched surround to north wall of chancel. C15 gabled porch to north under ridge crestings, half-open with cusped and foiled arched lights over walls. Round-arched wooden doorcase to north door, cusped bargeboards and plain, crown post type roof to porch. Interior:- 4 bay kingpost roof to nave. C19 roof to south aisle. C19 arcade to south on C19 round piers with moulded capitals, simple chamfered arches. Massive timbers of belfry tower to west end, braced, and bonded to outer walls, although forming independent frame. Giant lambs tongue stops to chamfering on main posts. Fittings:- C19 stone, octagonal font on panelled stem, each panel of bowl with double arched lancet panel. C19 stained glass.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp.211-2 V.C.H. Surrey (1967) Vol II pp. 327 +.

Listing NGR: SU9032943402

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Malden, H E - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Surrey - Date: 1905 - Volume: 2 - Page References: 327
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Surrey - Date: 1971

National Grid Reference: SU 90329 43402

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