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Church of St Peter and St Paul, West Clandon

Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 288804

OS Grid Reference: TQ0441851250
OS Grid Coordinates: 504418, 151250
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2509, -0.5052

Location: The Street, West Clandon, Surrey GU4 7ST

Locality: West Clandon
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU4 7ST

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Listing Text

(West Side)
4/223 Church of St Peter and
14/6/67 St Paul


Church. Nave late C12, chancel C13 with tower to north of 1879 by J. C. Boys, who
restored the Church, spire rebuilt by T. G. Jackson in 1913. Random flint rubble
with stone dressings, plain tiled roofs, renewed, with weatherboarded and wooden
louvred top section to short tower, wood shingled broach spire above. Nave with
south porch, chancel to east with tower to north-east and vestry to north east
corner. Short tower with offset buttresses to north corners, and polygonal stair
turret under gabled roof to south west angle, at junction with nave. Squat broach
spire above. Five trefoil-light, cusped-head,depressed arches to each face of the
tower at the top. Large C19/C20 arched window to north with clock face above.
Diagonal buttresses to east end with C14 East Window: Three trefoil, ogee arched
lights with 2 centre arch and cusped net tracery. Two chamfered orders and label
outside. West Window C15 with cinque-foil lights under flat segmental arch. Two
Lancet windows and sundial to north side of chancel, one C19 window to south side.
Double Lancet to west side of south wall, renewed window. Gabled, half-open porch
to south, some timbers originating from C14. C19 stone, chamfered, round arched
surround to south door.
Interior: heavily restored 6 bay nave. Nave roof C15, collar beams and tie beams
surviving, reconstructed in C19. C14 chancel roof, chancel arch widened.
Fittings: South wall. Two piscinae, the eastern one round headed, western square.
C13 sedelia -C13 with engaged shaft on each jamb in hollow chamfers, moulded base
with 3 rounds and bell capitals. Late C19 pulpit, stone with black marble pillars
and roundel decoration.
Font - Sussex marble bowl, square,with tapering sides in which are arcades of
shallow circular headed arches, part chiselled off. Centre stem with surrounding
angle pillars.
Onslow pew - to west end of nave. Fine late C17, possibly Italian, with carved
arm rests with cherub's heads.
Painting - 3 figures on board to south side of chancel.
Carving - panel of dragon & reptile fighting, attached to S. Porch.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp 506-7.
V.C.H. Surrey (1967 ed) Vol III pp 348-9.

Listing NGR: TQ0441851250

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Source: English Heritage

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