Description: Church of St Martha on the Hill
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
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TQ 04 NW ST MARTHA CP ST MARTHA'S HILL
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
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
Source: English Heritage
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