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Church of St Peter, Limpsfield

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 287803

OS Grid Reference: TQ4050453238
OS Grid Coordinates: 540504, 153238
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2610, 0.0123

Location: B269, Limpsfield, Surrey RH8 0DS

Locality: Limpsfield
Local Authority: Tandridge District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH8 0DS

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Listing Text


7/148 Church of St. Peter


Church. C12 tower. C16 porch with extensive C19 restoration. Ironstone rubble
with stone dressings, dressed stone to north aisle, Horsham slab roof over nave,
plain tiled north aisle roof; wooden shingled spire with wooden cross surmounting.
Aisled nave-with gabled south porch, tower to south east, chancelwith chapel and
vestry to north. 2 gables to buttressed west end. South aisle windows C15, north
aisle windows 1852. Tower windows with 2 light plate tracery of c.1260. North
door planked, under shallow pent roof porch hood, south corner doors C19 with
strapwork hinges.

Interior: tiled floor, whitewashed 3 bay nave arcades on round piers to south,
lower than north aisle, with slightly chamfered arches. Corbelled chancel arch
dying into imposts. Panelled chancel roof, arched bracing to north aisle roof.
Two bay north chancel chapel arcade.

Fittings: arched piscina to south chancel wall. Square font on angle columns with
central moulded shaft on moulded plinth.

Monuments: south aisle wall: Bisco wall monuments: late C18 and early C19, black
grounds, white inscription panels. Over south door:Wall monument to Teulon family.
Early C19 Black ground white inscription panel, apron broken off. South wall west
end: Wall monument to Marmaduke Hilton, died 1768. Grey veined marble ground,
central arched white inscription panel with gadrooning across base on scroll brackets.
Cartouche in apron, open pediment above on scroll brackets with crowning fluted urn.

West wall: C18 drapery monument stone, winged skull in apron, crest above.
South west corner: Chest monument to John 13th Lord Elphinstone, died 1860 by Matthew
Noble. Grey stone, panelled plinth with quatrofo'il'decoration, white marble reclining
effigy above.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp. 343-4

Listing NGR: TQ4050253238

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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