Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 28 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 291240
OS Grid Reference: TQ0229641659
OS Grid Coordinates: 502296, 141659
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1650, -0.5383
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In the following entry:-
TQ 04 SW BRAMLEY HORSHAM ROAD
5/42 Church of St Andrew
The grade shall be amended to read:-
TQ 04SW BRAMLEY C.P. HORSHAM ROAD
Church. 1861-4 by Henry Woodyer at his own cost. Coursed sandstone blocks with
red brick angle quoins and moulded brick eaves, timber framed porch. Plain tiled
roofs with stone ashlar drum to west end crowned by wood shingled spire. Nave
with apsidal chancel to the east, porch to south, vestry to north of chancel and
spire to west. Brick dressed plinth and sill band with brick tumbling work on
buttresses. Paired lancets and roundel fenestration, the chancel windows breaking
up through the eaves on the apse and alternating with inscribed roundel panels.
Main doors to west in chamfered and splayed three-step stone surround with Celtic
style strapwork hinges. Brick sill band rising up over the door to form a gable
moulding and enclosing an arched niche with a statue of St. Andrew. Trefoil head
lancet window above conical spire with small gablet in each face to gable apex on
west end. Two openings in the drum below. Porch to south with turned baluster
posts and trefoil head arcades on stone plinth walls. Double wooden doors.
Interior:- Whitewashed, although originally stencilled. Alabaster reredos and
triple sedilia on south wall of chancel with carvings of Woodyer, his wife and
daughter. Stone and alabaster font. Triple arched billeted screen on round
columns with half column responds. Moulded capitals with palm leaf decoration.
Woodyer is buried under the churchyard cross to the south of the church.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.261.
Listing NGR: TQ0229641659
Source: English Heritage
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