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Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Caterham-on-the-Hill

Description: Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 287674

OS Grid Reference: TQ3348456029
OS Grid Coordinates: 533484, 156029
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2878, -0.0872

Location: Essendene 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


2/19 Church of The Sacred
Heart of Jesus


Church. 1881 by E. Ingress~ Bell. Dressed stone with stone quoins and dressings,
plain tiled roof with wood shingled fleche over crossing carrying metal weathervane.
Cruciform plan with transepts, apsidal chancel with chapels, narthex across the
west end and vestry addition to north east connecting back to the priest's houses
(not included in listing). North aisle windows with plate tracery, cusped head
lancets to south side. Buttresses to ends of transepts, thick hood mouldings over
transept lancet windows and circular windows.
Interior: 3 bay nave arcades on square stone piers with moulded angles, south aisle
lower than north, west bay of south arcade blocked. Wooden ceiling with wood
quadripartite vault over crossing, wood panelled ceiling to chapel. Chancel arch
with 3 orders of jamb shafts and hood moulding. C19 wall paintings of angels and
foliage patterns on chancel walls.
Fittings: C19 and C20

Listing NGR: TQ3348456029

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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