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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 MARTIN

List entry Number: 1241151

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, BLACKHEATH LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
SurreyWaverleyDistrict AuthorityWonersh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 440086

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TQ 04NW WONERSH C.P. BLACKHEATH LANE

1/336 Church Of St. Martin

II

Church. c1893 by C. Harrison-Townsend with frescoes by Mrs Lea Merritt, paid for by Sir William Roberts-Austin. Cement rendered with ashlar dressings and brick decoration, pantiled roof. Rectangular plan. Low, single storey building with two heavy gabled and louvred dormers to each side. Nave and chancel with vestry house to east end. Bellcote under eyebrow dormer gable. Two round arched openings over the cornice and lower arched opening to east. Four round arched leaded windows in deep splayed reveals and under brick tile heads. Buttresses to west end either side of the round arched west doors in a deep panelled reveal. Double doors panelled and part glazed. Round chapel to north, part boarded vestry to east with half-glazed door in west face and truncated stack above. Interior:- Nave and chancel all in one under barrel vaulted ceiling. Wood block floor. Three large arches to each side with gilded impost string courses to windows and marble inlay above in the spandrels. Painted frescoes from the life of Christ including the raising of the daughter of Jainis, the Garden of Gethsemene and the Resurrection from the Tomb. Massive round arch to east end with round niche on north side of chancel with gilt ceiling showing the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove. Screen to east end with thin turned balusters and festoon cornice over. Oval marble font with bowl on hexagonal stem.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.112.

Listing NGR: TQ0312146205

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 112

National Grid Reference: TQ 03121 46205

Map


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