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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II* Listed Building in Effingham, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2712 / 51°16'16"N

Longitude: -0.3983 / 0°23'53"W

OS Eastings: 511829

OS Northings: 153664

OS Grid: TQ118536

Mapcode National: GBR HG1.83K

Mapcode Global: VHFVK.19SW

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 14 June 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288656

Location: Effingham, Guildford, Surrey, KT24

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Civil Parish: Effingham

Built-Up Area: Leatherhead

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Effingham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


6/76 Church of St.
14/6/67 Lawrence


Church. C12 origin with south transept of c1250, chancel C14, nave, aisle and
western tower 1888 by W. J. Shearburn. Random flint rubble, cut and knapped in
tower and nave, with ashlar dressings and quoins. Plain tiled roofs. Short
tower to west, nave with south aisle and added porch, transept to south and
chancel to east. Tower: offset buttresses to west end, 2 storeys under battle-
mented parapet. 3 lancets, linked under continuous hood mould, with louvered
openings in 3 stages of top stage. C19 Perpendicular style window to west end;
over C19 double doors in stone surround. 3 bay,buttressed,nave with ogee-arch,
2-light tracery windows under stone voussoir heads to north side. 2 bay chancel
with Y tracery single light windows and 2-light window to north under segmental
label moulding. (C14). C14 window to east vestry to south flanking chancel.
Gabled C19 porch with simple arched surround to double doors.
Interior: 4 bay south arcade on round piers with moulded capitals. Chancel arch
with 3 orders of jamb shafts under plain capitals. Panelled wood ceilings with
billeted wall plates to nave and chancel. 2 bay transept with braced crownpost
roof and quoined surrounds to windows.
Fittings: Marble and gilt reredos, early C20. Late C19 pulpit with ogee arched
crocketed panels.
Marble Font: round bowl on centre stem with 4 siennese marble detached pillason
keyhole step plinth. Piscina to south wall of chapel. Water stoup by South Door.
Stained glass window: To north wall at junction with chancel; by Heaton Bulter
and Baynes 1911. Mosaic and terracotta panels flanking the reredos depict Gabriel
and Oriel. By Caesar Czarnikow 1911.
Monuments: White stone tablets in chancel. Remainder of monuments moved to
tower walls.
North Wall: Various tablets including one to Maria Parratt. Died 1844,by
William Pistell. In neo-classical style with grey stone,arched,ground and
reclining mourning figure on a couch. Further tablets to south wall. It is
possible that the transept was built by the monks of Merton Priory.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p. 207.

Listing NGR: TQ1182953664

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