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Description: Christ Church
Date Listed: 11 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 289859
OS Grid Reference: TQ1978949428
OS Grid Coordinates: 519789, 149428
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2315, -0.2857
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TQ 1949 BROCKHAM GREEN,
Church. 1846 by Benjamin Ferrey. Coursed firestone with limestone dressings. Plain tile roofs; ashlar spire. Cruciform plan having: 4-bay nave with central north porch; 2-bay transepts with lean-tos on east side; 2-stage crossing tower with spire; 3-bay chancel. In Early English style with quoins; chamfered plinth; offset butresses; carved eaves modillions; corbelled raised verges with ashlar coping and celtic cross finials; pointed-arch doorways and windows, the former with board doors and decorative iron hinges and boot-scrapers, the latter either of 2-lights with plate tracery or lancets; hoodmoulds with decorative terminals to nave openings. Nave: 2-light windows to north and south sides; triangular foundation tablet over door of north porch; door, 2 lancets and quatrefoil to west end. Transepts: each have 2 lancets and quatrefoil to gable and lancets and Caernarvon-arched doorway to lean-to. Tower: 2-light belfry openings with attached colonettes; corbelled parapet with halved dog-tooth decoration; quatrefoils and weather-cock to spire. Chancel: lancet windows;at west end, stepped triple-lancet window in pointed-arched recess with atttached colonettes. Interior: moulded chancel arch on attached columns. Corbelled cusped-braced roof trusses with trenched purlins. Carved wooden reredos of 1885. Octagonal stone font, decoratively carved.
Listing NGR: TQ1978949428
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Source: English Heritage
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