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Church of St Mary, Caterham-on-the-Hill

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 287669

OS Grid Reference: TQ3363855402
OS Grid Coordinates: 533638, 155402
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2821, -0.0852

Location: Church Road, Whyteleafe, Surrey CR3 5UE

Locality: Caterham-on-the-Hill
Local Authority: Tandridge District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: CR3 5UE

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Listing Text


2/14 Church of St. Mary


Church 1866-88 by W. and C.A. Bassett Smith in Middle Pointed style. Extended in
early C20. Flint with stone dressings, plain tiled root's with ridge custings.
Nave with aisles, chancel with chapels and square tower to south west corner.
Offset set back buttresses to 3 stage tower with shingled broach spire on corbel
band. Gabled louvred openings to spire with iron finial to top.

Interior: 5 bay nave arcades on compound piers of lobed section. Bell moulded
chancel arch with small marble columns on brackets to responds and angel stops
to hood moulding. 3 bay chancel with painted wood ceiling. Iron rood screen
on marble panelled dado walls. C20 fittings with round font on central stem and
marble angle columns.

Reredos: plaster and alabaster painted and gilt showing scenes of the life
of the Virgin by Sir Ninian Comper.

Listing NGR: TQ3363855402

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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