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Description: Church of St Nicholas
Date Listed: 22 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 290728
OS Grid Reference: TQ0398758231
OS Grid Coordinates: 503987, 158231
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3137, -0.5094
TQ 05NW BOROUGH OF WOKING CHURCH HILL, PYRFORD
6/25 Church of St. Nicholas
Church. C12, restored in 1869 by Sir T.G. Jackson. Mortar covered puddingstone,
iron stone and clunch dressings; plain tiled roof with wood shingled bell
turret under broach spine restored in 1967 to west end. Nave, north and south
porches, with chancel to the east. Central mediaeval buttress to west end.
North porch, timber framed with brick infill. North door Norman; zig zag
carving to arch, simple capitals, one scalloped one with plain leaves to jamb
shafts. Round arch Norman windows to north side of chancel and either side of
the buttress on the west wall; C14 east window, remainder Victorian restorations.
Interior: Arched braced roof, 3 trusses to the nave. 2 to the chancel, round
one step chancel arch. Fittings: Fine geometrically panelled Jacobean pulpit
with tester, inlaid dated on the front - 1628. Remnants of wall paintings:
south wall cll4O. Flagellation of Christ and a Psychomachia; north wall of
nave: Pilgrim's Way c1200, restored 1970.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England: Surrey (1982 ed.) p.419.
Listing NGR: TQ0398758231
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