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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Spelthorne, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4563 / 51°27'22"N

Longitude: -0.4799 / 0°28'47"W

OS Eastings: 505711

OS Northings: 174136

OS Grid: TQ057741

Mapcode National: GBR 19.XB5

Mapcode Global: VHFTJ.MNNF

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 11 August 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363261

Location: Spelthorne, Surrey, TW19

County: Surrey

District: Spelthorne

Town: Spelthorne

Electoral Ward/Division: Stanwell North

Built-Up Area: Hillingdon

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: St Mary the Virgin Stanwell

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5390
Stanwell
Church of St Mary
TQ 5074 8/77 11.8.52
I

2.
C15 west tower. Three bay nave and south aisle. Later north aisle and porch and
rendered early C14 chancel. Restored by Teulon 1862 and 1903. The tower is squared
with roughly chequerwork stone and flint, corner buttresses, crenellated parapet
and stair-turret to south-west. Spire with renewed shingle covering. Red tile
roofs. Nave has C19 windows in circa 1500 style (flat headed with pairs of cusp
headed lights). Original north doorway with damaged mouldings. C19 gabled chapels
to north and south of tower. The north and west doors have good ironwork. Interior:
3 bay arcade, alternating piers, with chalk arches. Braced tie-beam roof (moulded
and supported on posts resting on carved corbels). The chancel has early C14 dado
arcading, pillar piscina and an Easter sepulchre. The most noteworthy feature
of the interior is the monument by Nicholas Stone to Lord and Lady Knyvett (he
arrested Guy Fawkes), died 1622, marble with Lord and Lady Knyvett kneeling below
a columned and pedimented canopy. Good brass in chancel to Richard of Thorp (died
1408). Chancel also has memorial to Jane Hartley (d. 1795).


Listing NGR: TQ0571174136

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