Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 288393
OS Grid Reference: SU9406744856
OS Grid Coordinates: 494067, 144856
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1952, -0.6552
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SU 94 SW SHACKLEFORD CP SHACKLEFORD ROAD
7/136 Church of St. Mary
Church. 1865. By Sir George Gilbert Scott. Snecked Bargate sandstone
with ashlar dressings, timber framed porch and plain tiled roofs with
wooden shingled broach spire to centre. Cruciform plan with central
crossing tower. Large church in Early English style with lancet openings
to tower, louvred and joined by hood mouldings, zig-zag mouldings to
eaves. Octagonal stair turret to south east corner of tower. Clerestoried
nave with pentice roofed aisles, quatrefoil clerestory windows, four to
each side. Two-light windows to isles with foliage capitals to mullions.
Buttressed west end with three large lancets to nave, one west window to
each isle. Roundel window in nave gable. Apsidal chancel with corbelled
eaves and five lancet windows with foliage capitals to mullions. Planked
doors to west end with strapwork hinges flanked by arched panels and
double order to jamb shafts. Heavy gabled timber framed porch to south
with cusped bargeboards and cambered tie beam to crown post roof. Dog-
tooth moulding around entrance arch of porch. Doubled south doors in
stone dress, dog-tooth surround with jamb shafts.
Interior: stone and plaster. C19 fittings.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) page 451.
Listing NGR: SU9406744856
Source: English Heritage
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