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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Byfleet

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: I
Date Listed: 22 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 290734

OS Grid Reference: TQ0628860407
OS Grid Coordinates: 506288, 160407
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3328, -0.4757

Location: 124 Church Road, Surrey GU21 1RT

Locality: Byfleet
Local Authority: Woking Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU21 1RT

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Listing Text


3/33 Church of St.Mary the
22/7/53 Virgin


Church C13 with south aisle of 1841, transept by H. Woodyer 1864 and vestry 1867.
Flint and puddingstone rubble with stone dressings; plain tiled roof with wood
shingled bell turret under broach spire to west end. Nave, north porch south aisle
and transept, Chancel with vestry addition to the south east. Windows all 2 light
except for 3 light east window with intersecting tracery; north porch gabled with
arched north door.

Interior: Simple belfry frame to west end of nave, two posts with supporting beams
tied into outer walls on 3 sides. 4 bay nave arcade on round piers, centre crown
post truss to roof. Chancel arch with thick inner order corbelled off at arch
springing also found on transept arch. C19 fittings including stone octagonal
font with quatrofoil decoration, royal arms on south aisle wall dated 1843. Oak
Jacobean Pulpit, panelled and cut down with billeted top, Paintings: Fragmentary
Consecration Cross and seated King over the North door.

Monuments: North Chancel wall: Brass of Thomas Taylor died c1480 standing figure
with clasped hands and prayer inscription on a scroll issuing from his mouth.

Listing NGR: TQ0628860408

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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