TQ3344 : Tower and spire, St Mary the Virgin Church Horne, Surrey

near to Horne, Surrey, Great Britain

Tower and spire, St Mary the Virgin Church  Horne, Surrey
Tower and spire, St Mary the Virgin Church Horne, Surrey
A set of drawings by Haswell from 1825 show a large timber belfry at the west end (similar to the one at Burstowl. In 1880 the west end was reconstructed and the belfry structure considerably reduced in size.
The roofs are tiled, the spire shingled and the walls constructed of a mixture of Reigate (or Merstham) stone, Wealden sandstone and Bath stone.
There are three bells hung for swing chiming are rung most Sundays.
The tenor dated 1718 inscribed "John Waylett made me" 2nd dated 1663 "William Eldridge Made Me" and the treble 14Century LinkExternal link
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2009
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Saturday, 22 August, 2009   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 23 August, 2009
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Religious buildings > Church spire   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 336 443 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.9874N 0:5.3406W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 336 443
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