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Christ Church, Capel

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 290178

OS Grid Reference: TQ1489543668
OS Grid Coordinates: 514895, 143668
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1807, -0.3576

Location: Abinger Road, Capel, Surrey RH5 6HJ

Locality: Capel
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH5 6HJ

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Listing Text

7/67 Christ Church

Church. 1848 by B. Ferrey, restored by W. Caröe in 1904. C13 style. Sandstone
rubble with ashlar dressings and plain tiled roofs, restored in C20. Nave with
gabled porch to south, bellcote to west end, chancel to east and vestry to north.
Bellcote to west; two arched openings under gabled top with flanking stone off-
sets. Three 2-light and trefoil roundel tracery windows under hood mouldings to
south side, alternating with buttresses, four windows on north. 1 similar window
and one trefoil head lancet on south side of chancel, square gabled projection to
north with angle buttresses and gable roundel. East window of three, ogee, lights
and 5-petal roundel over with mouchettes. Plate tracery roundel to west with two-
light and quatrefoil window below, between double flanking buttresses, the inner
ones offset and linked by stringcourse, the outer ones diagonal. Large scale
gabled timber porch to south with scalloped and pierced bargeboards. Steeply
cambered tie-beam over entrance flanked by leaded, ogee-arched lancets, panelled
and glazed side windows. Chamfered, arched stone door surround. Priests door in
south side of chancel.
Interior:- Simple, with large moulded and chamfered chancel arch. Standard C19
fittings. The church forms an important feature in a remote unspoilt village.


Listing NGR: TQ1489543668

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Source: English Heritage

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