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Church of St Luke, Guildford

Description: Church of St Luke

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 288867

OS Grid Reference: TQ0129452458
OS Grid Coordinates: 501294, 152458
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2623, -0.5496

Location: Burpham Lane, Guildford, Surrey GU4 7LX

Locality: Guildford
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU4 7LX

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Listing Text

(West Side) Burpham

2/5 Church of St. Luke


Church. 1859 by Henry Woodyer, porch added in 1961. Rough-dressed coursed Bargate
stone with ashlar plinth and dressings; plain tiled roof over. Ashlar bellcote
under wood-shingled spirelet. Nave and chancel with bellcote to west and porch
to south. Lancet fenestration in Early English Style with sill string courses and
two buttresses below on north and south sides. Full height buttresses at junction
of nave and chancel. Gabled porch to south with chamfered entrance arch and
hollow-chamfered door surround. Shouldered head to door with scrolled C-strap
hinges. Paired, foiled-head lancet fenestration on the chancel with 3 windows on
the south side. 5-light east window with lights stepping up towards the centre,
quatrefoil panel above. Further eastern lancet window, in end of pent-roofed
vestry along the north side of the chancel. 2-light leaded casement fenestration
on the vestry with quoined offset stack at the junction of the chancel. Arched
vestry door faces west. Central buttress to west end of church with flanking lancet
windows. Wheel window above with baluster 'spokes' and floral carving in deep
chamfered surround. Bellcote on gable apex with paired human-head corbel stops;
attached shafts with moulded caps and plinths to east and west fronts of bellcote,
one shaft on north and south sides. Wooden canopies project over the shafts on the
east and west faces.
Interior:- Scissor-braced 5-bay nave roof with through purlins. Chamfered chancel
arch with jamb shafts and moulded caps and bases. Chancel roof with two tiers of
purlins with cusped windbracing and arched collar braces to long post trusses.
Trefoil-head two-light rear window arcades, the east window arcade with dogs-tooth
decoration and girdle moulding on jamb shafts. C19 pulpit of standard design.
Unusual sedilia placed under south east chancel window arcade.


Listing NGR: TQ0129452458

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Source: English Heritage

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