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Church of St Martha on the Hill, St Martha

Description: Church of St Martha on the Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 288351

OS Grid Reference: TQ0281448302
OS Grid Coordinates: 502814, 148302
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2247, -0.5290

Location: St Martha, Surrey GU4 8PZ

Locality: St Martha
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU4 8PZ

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Listing Text


4/94 Church of St Martha
14.6.67 on the Hill


Church. C12 remains incorporated or rebuilt into new church 1848-1850 by
Henry Woodyer in Norman style. Dark Bargate stone with sandstone dressings
and plain tiled roof. Cruciform plan with central crossing tower. Tower:
one lancet to each face in zig-zag moulded surrounds, corbelled parapet
to pyramidal roof. West end of church buttressed. Lancet windows
throughout, west window with scalloped capitals to jamb shafts. Three
light window to east wall of north and south transepts, three light window
to east end. Round arched, C12 recess to studded west door with impost
abaci. Stone dressed, roll moulded surround to south door placed in
pentice break.

Interior: Simple, five framed bays to nave roof, crown post trusses.
Four pointed arches to crossing - C12 (circa 1170) with semi-circular
respond piers to north trancept under scalloped capitals.

Fittings: "Tub" font, C12 - recut in 1850. Brought from Hambledon.
Stone with a flat wooden top.

Pulpit: Chalk, 1850. Panelled and roll moulded with Romanesque scalloped
capitals to shafts, gable moulding on bottom with battering plinth.

Screen: Circa 1900. Wood, cusped with foliage carving. Tudor style
arch to centre.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971).

Listing NGR: TQ0281448302

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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