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Church of St Bartholomew, Horley

Description: Church of St Bartholomew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 289607

OS Grid Reference: TQ2763342758
OS Grid Coordinates: 527633, 142758
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1698, -0.1758

Location: Brighton Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 8AD

Locality: Horley
Local Authority: Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH6 8AD

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Listing Text


5/6 Church of St. Bartholomew

Church. C14,restored in 1881 by A.W. Blomfield, south aisle added in 1901.
Rendered exterior, dressed stone to north porch; plain tiled roofs with ridge
cresting, wood shingled bell turret and spire to north west. Aisled nave with
porches to north and west, chancel to the east with chapel to south , vestry to
south and bell turret in west bay of north aisle. Quoined buttresses to aisles,
diagonal at west end. Three gables to west end with 2 C19 Perpendicular style
windows to nave and south aisle. Renewed C14 "Kentish style" tracery to north
aisle windows. North door C14 in delicate double shaft surround.

Interior: 4 bay nave arcades, C14 octagonal piers to north. Crown post nave roof
separated from chancel by billeted tie beam. Tower posts set into west bay of north
aisle. Corbelled arch to south chancel wall.

Fittings: Early C20 rood screen now across west wall. C20 pews and arcaded pulpit.
Early C20 marble font; square bowl on centre stem.

Monuments: North chancel wall. Brass to Joan Fenner, died 1517; female figure of
c1400 under ogee canopy borrowed from another monument,three-quarters life size.
South chancel wall:- brass to unnamed man, possibly John Fenner? North chancel
wall- Tablet commemorating William Brown, Vicar from 1561-1611; stone, square
with roll moulded edge recording 3 generations of his family horizontally across
the panel. North aisle chapel:- Monument to a member of the Salaman family.
Early C14 life size stone Knight in armour reclining with head on cushion, feet
on lion,on a chest tomb uhder arched canopy.

Wall painting:- traces of wall painting of a Madonna with lily, reflecting the
original dedication of the Church to St. Mary the Virgin, changed at the Reformation,
visible on eastern column of north aisle arcade.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.318.

Listing NGR: TQ2762742759

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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