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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: THE OLD PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

List entry Number: 1294958

Location

THE OLD PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, NEW ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
SurreyGuildfordDistrict AuthorityAlbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 288277

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History

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Details

In the entry for ALBURY CP NEW ROAD Albury Park 5/20 The Old Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

The former listing date shall be amended to read 14/6/67

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TQ 04 NE ALBURY C.P. NEW ROAD Albury Park

5/20 The old Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

GV I

Church. Saxon origins with C12 Norman tower, C13 chancel and south transept. C14 nave and south aisle and fine, early C16 north porch. South transept remodelled by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin in the early 1840s. Rubblestone tower, chancel and west walls, mortar rendered on the north wall with timber framed north porch. Plain tiled roofs with wood shingled dome to tower under metal finial. Nave and south aisle with north porch, tower to north with transept to south and chancel to east. Three stage battlemented tower with quoined projection to north side and small window to north. Two stages of two lights, the lower deeply recessed inside an arched surround. Roofless chancel with late C13 four-centred east window, single lancet window to south. Two windows in east wall with an early variety of Y tracery of two lights. South window of five lights with one large quatrefoil and two smaller ones above, renewed by Pugin. Two gables to west end, buttressed, with one arched window and one roundel above to each.

North Porch: Gabled with pierced bargeboards, quatrefoil decoration with rosette centres set in a flowing pattern of tracery. East side of the porch is longer presenting a twisted axis. Arched oak door with long strap hinges and massive lock case.

Interior: Three-bay nave arcade to south with octagonal pedestal pillars under moulded capitals. Carved tower arches with "nutmeg" scallop pattern to west. C14 timber roof to nave.

Monuments: North nave wall - Merrye Monument. Dedicated to Elizabeth Merrye. Died 1652. Aedicular, with broken segmental pediment, coloured stone with strap work decoration, panelled soffit and grey inscription panel. Monument to George Duncombe. Died 1746. Coloured stone with grey inscription panel. Crowning cartouche and coat of arms. Composite pilasters to sides and panelled apron below.

West End of South Wall: to Sir Robert Godshall. Died 1742, by William Bull. Grey stone with white stone cartouche on spheres and gadrooned chest. Square apron below with supporting brackets for entablature. Crossed mace and sword carving. C14 marble coffin slab to floor of aisle. Weston brass set into marble slab on aisle floor. C14 image niche to west wall. 15C St Christopher painted over south door. C14 Piscina in south wall of the aisle.

Drummond Chapel (in the south transept): Remodelled by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin with red and gold walls painted by T Early. Vivid stained glass by Wales. Panelled ceiling decorated in quatrefoil pattern. Billeted screen doors. Marble chest tomb dedicated to Drummond on a platform to the south side.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) pp 91-2 VCH SURREY VOL III pp.72-77

Listing NGR: TQ0632047846

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Malden, H E - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Surrey - Date: 1902 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 72-77
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Surrey - Date: 1971 - Page References: 91-92

National Grid Reference: TQ 06320 47848

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