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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 14 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 288758
OS Grid Reference: TQ0186954343
OS Grid Coordinates: 501869, 154343
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2791, -0.5408
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TQ 05SW SEND C.P. CHURCH LANE
4/177 Church of St. Mary
Church. Chancel c1240, nave rebuilt in late C14, C15 porch to south,and church
restored in 1847. Random flint and sandstone rubble, mortar rendered on nave, with
green sandstone dressings to east and west ends. Plain tiled roofs with Horsham
slab eaves courses on nave. Square tower to west with nave and chancel to east,
porch to south. Two stage, battlemented tower with offset buttresses to west end
and moulded string course over each stage. Two-light, 3-centred,arched head,openings
on each face of top stage of tower: C15 window to west on first stage of 3-cinquefoil
lights under 4-centre head with label moulding. Rectangular two-light nave windows
under label mouldings with cusped-head lights. Two C13 lancets to north wall of
chancel; the window to the east with chamfered and re-bated jambs. Two similar
lancets to the south wall.' East window 1819 - inserted into older jambs. These
cinquefoil lights and tracery of semi-gothic character in a two-centred arched head.
Gabled timber framed porch to south with original moulded wall plates and 5 braced
open lights to each side over brick underbuild. Studded door in simple chamfered
surround with 4-centre, arched head.
Interior: Simple, aisless plan. Old tie beams to Nave roof over embattled wall
plates. The beams to west end of chancel on curved braces in place of original
Fittings: C13 chancel screen rebuilt with traceried heads to all lights and moulded
cornice original. Early C17 wood gallery with turned baluster front to west,
extensively restored. Between first and second windows of south wall is C13 Priests
door with chamfered sandstone jambs. South wall of the chancel C13 piscina with
step-chamfer jambs and pointed head, bowl now broken off. C13 octagonal, lead-
lined font, now rebuilt, on centre stem and moulded plinth.
Monuments: Brass to Lawrence Slyfield on N. side of chancel, died 1521.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England: Surrey (1971) p.450.
V.C.H. Surrey (1967 Edition) Vol. III pp 368-70.
Listing NGR: TQ0186954343
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