Description: Church of St Leonard
Date Listed: 11 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 287705
OS Grid Reference: TQ3886259118
OS Grid Coordinates: 538862, 159118
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3142, -0.0089
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TQ 35NE CHELSHAM & FARLEIGH C.P. CHURCH LANE,
3/50 Church of St. Leonard
Church. C13 with C15 tower; heavily restored in 1870-1 by Spencer with vestry
addition 1904 by H.A. Daniell. Knapped flint with stone dressings, red in
herringbone pattern with brick banding courses on south side. Banded plain tiled
roof with ridge cresting, wooden shingles to spire. Square tower and spire to
west, aisleless nave with gabled porch to south, chancel to east with vestry
extension to north. Lancet windows to chancel and tower, Geometrical window to
north chancel wall, Perpendicular window to south under hood mould with diamond
shaped stops, remaining windows C19.
Interior: simple, whitewashed with stone dressings. C15 tower arch, C19 chancel
arch. C13 column shaft with upright lancet leaf capital to north east corner of
chancel, further column with stiff leaf capital to south east.
Fittings: Triangular piscina with stiff leaf decoration to east chancel wall.
Former parclose screen c1530 cut down and re-used as chancel screen with thick
tracery and turned oolumns. C13 stone font: square bowl on central stem with
four corner shafts.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p,146.
Listing NGR: TQ3886259118
Source: English Heritage
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