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Church of St Bartholemew, Burstow

Description: Church of St Bartholemew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 287315

OS Grid Reference: TQ3124041296
OS Grid Coordinates: 531240, 141296
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1559, -0.1247

Location: Church Road, Burstow, Surrey RH6 9RG

Locality: Burstow
Local Authority: Tandridge District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH6 9RG

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Listing Text


8/76 Church of St. Bartholomew

Church. C12 enlarged and remodelled in C15, tower added in C16 and Church
restored in 1884-95 by B. Ferrey. Roughly coursed rubblestone, formerly
mortar rendered, with ashlar dressings to windows and buttresses; weatherboarded
lower stage/tower on stone plinth, wooden shingles above; plain tiled roofs
to remainder. Nave and south aisle with tower to west, porch to south, chancel
to east and pent roofed vestry to north-east; two stage tower to west with aisles
to lower stage under pent roofs concealing buttresses for upper stages; upper
stage battered with broach spire crowned by metal weathervane, and angle pinnacles
above. Projecting rectangular louvred openings to first stage of tower;
Perpendicular style for majority of remaining windows. Renewed window on west
end of south aisle, two original windows to south side of chancel under cambered
arches. Double planked wood doors with strapwork hinges to west end, arched under
flat head with trefoil decoration to spandrels. South door with renewed stone
surround and quatrefoil spandrel decoration in timber framed half open gabled porch.
C15 Priest's door to south side of chancel.

Interior: Three bay nave arcade to south on piers of quatrefoil section placed
diagonally with moulded capitals supporting corbelled arcade. Open crown post
roof to nave with C15 chancel arch. Tower to west: four corner posts on stone
bases with diagonal bracing. Blocked Norman window visible on north side of chancel.

Fittings:- Piscina to north chancel wall - small quatrefoil basin and chamfered
shelf. Perpendicular style stone font, octagonal bowl on stem with quatrefoil on
the bowl and on cove between bowl and stem.

Windows:- east window in chancel dedicated to Sir Jan Flamstead the First
Astronomer Royal who was rector of the Parish 1684-1719.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp,122-5

Listing NGR: TQ3124041296

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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