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Church of St Mary, Chiddingfold

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 291192

OS Grid Reference: SU9600035394
OS Grid Coordinates: 496000, 135394
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1098, -0.6300

Location: Petworth Road, Chiddingfold, Surrey GU8 4TX

Locality: Chiddingfold
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU8 4TX

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Listing Text

SU 95 NE (west side)

2/34 Church of St. Mary

GV 9.3.60 I

Church. C13, tower ascribed to the C17 (VCH); completely renovated except
for the chancel, in 1869 by Henry Woodyer. Stone, brick in east wall of North
chancel Chapel, plain tile roofs, pyramidal over the tower; horsham slab roof
to south porch. West tower, aisled nave, south porch; 5 bay chancel with north
Chapel. Tower with clasping buttresses was heightened and corbelled in 1869;
lancets below, 2-light windows with plate tracery above. Nave has angle buttresses
and tomb recesses to south side; south porch door planked with open iron grill
interior: Tall C13 4 bay nave arcade on octagonal piers with C15 arches, chancel
arches C13 with semi-circular responds, 2 bay North chancel Chapel arcade also
C13. Fittings include fine Woodyer marble nave bowl and stem font with pyramidal
hood cover; Pulpit with arcade carving, arcaded choir stalls; piscina in south
chancel wall. Monuments on the south aisle wall include 3 by a local designer
in black and grey marble with gold lettering dedicated to William Enticknap died
1808; John Enticknap, died 1789 and John Enticknap died 1808. East window of
south aisle contains fragments of coloured glass from the medieval glassworks in

The Church forms a focal point in the group of buildings around the village green.

Listing NGR: SU9600035395

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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