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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Elmbridge, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.37 / 51°22'12"N

Longitude: -0.3669 / 0°22'0"W

OS Eastings: 513779

OS Northings: 164705

OS Grid: TQ137647

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.G5Y

Mapcode Global: VHFTZ.LTFM

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286634

Location: Elmbridge, Surrey, KT10

County: Surrey

District: Elmbridge

Town: Elmbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Esher

Built-Up Area: Esher

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Esher

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

TQ 16SW BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE CHURCH STREET

Esher

5/71

Christ Church

GV

II

Church. 1853-54 by Benjamin Ferrey. Coursed Buff rubblestone with stone dressings.
plain tiled roofs and stone broach spire. Large church ,west tower , nave and aisles
with porches, transepts and chancel to east. West tower with angle buttresses ,
stone dressed 2-light windows, a clock face in the broach stage of the spire to each
face. Wooden C19 pentice roof extension across the ground floor of the west front.
2-light trefoil head windows throughout the church, lancet windows to clerestory.
Arched south door with strapwork hinges, finely carved bosses to hood moulding.
Interior : Whitewashed, 4-bay nave arcades on round piers with moulded capitals.
Tower arch in 4-step surround with crowned head corbels, screen across the bottom.
Painted wooden gallery above. Thin columned chancel arch with angel figures on
outer arch moulding. 4-bay chancel with large, moulded, arch to south chancel chapel,
organ to the north.
Fittings: stained glass in east window by Sir Ninian Comper, 1909. Stone bowl and stem
font with supporting columns, crocketed wooden cover. C19 pulpit with sounding board,
fretwork band to the top.
Monuments: North wall: Prince Leopold Duke of Albany. 1884 by F. J. Williamson. Aedicular
type with marbled arched niche in piers to either side with flanking Flemish-style
pilasters. Low relief floral decoration to ends, panelled across the top with a strap-
work globe and finial crest. White stone bust to centre.
South Aisle Wall : To Richard Drake. Died 1603. "Kneeler" type. Marble and gilt Corinthian
columns to either side of central niche. Strapwork gilt crest to top. Male kneeling
figure in armour facing to left, inscribed plinth below. Strapwork decorated apron
to bottom.
Choir vestry : Marble effigy of Leopold King of the Belgians. 1867 by Susan D. Durant.
Transferred from St. George's chapel, Windsor.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p221.


Listing NGR: TQ1377964705

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