2 edition of Guide to the Church of St.Nicholas Compton Surrey. found in the catalog.
Guide to the Church of St.Nicholas Compton Surrey.
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Heritage Open Day: Grade I listed building. Recorded in the Doomsday Book, the site of St Nicholas church pre dates Saxon times. Norman pillars and arches are beautifully carved in local chalk from the Hog’s Back nearby. Pilgrims passed through Compton on their way to Canterbury. The figure of a knight is scratched on the chancel arch. A window to an early anchorite cell was discovered . COMPTON (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Guildford, First division of the hundred of Godalming, W. division of Surrey, 3½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Guildford. Resources [edit | edit source] Civil Registration [edit | edit source] Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July to the present day.
Compton, Surrey: The Withies Inn (pub walk) Distance 4½ km=2¾ miles (including 5 small excursions) easy walking Region: Surrey Date written: aug Authors: Schwebefuss, Mousshaine Last update: 3-mar Map: (Guildford) but the map in this guide should be sufficient. The History of Compton in Surrey by Cecilia Lady Boston and a great selection of related books, and parts of the church of St. Nicholas date from the 11th century and are probably Saxon. The church has a chancel in two tiers, a vaulted chamber below and a separate chapel above, open to the chancel and separated from it by a late 12th.
Church of St Mary and St Nicholas is a Grade II* listed building in Compton, Newbury, West Berkshire, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Media in category "St Nicholas's Church, Compton, Surrey (interior)" The following 50 files are in this category, out of 50 total. of 'Surrey- highways, byways and waterways.
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The church is unique in the South of England and the two storey arrangement of the chancel is extremely rare. PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY () pp VCH SURREY VOLUME 3 SCHEDULE OF SURREY ANTIQUITIES pp.
Compton, Surrey St Nicholas Its pre Norman tower alone would make this church special, but what makes it both unique and mysterious is its two storey sanctuary. The excellent guide book by Alan Bott suggests the identity of these individuals - John de Brudeford and Gilbert le Mareschal – using 14th century documentary evidence.
The church also has a good collection of cross graffiti and punch/bore-hole patterns. I now turn my attention to one of the most interesting sites – the church of St Nicholas in the village of Compton.
The church is mainly Norman in construction with a Saxon tower to the West end. This church is unique in having a two story sanctuary above the chancel built in the 12th century.
The purpose of this arrangement is a puzzle. St Nicholas Compton is the oldest of our three church buildings and is unique in England with its double sanctuary.
Situated at the top of a winding cobbled path, on arrival one is instantly enraptured by the beauty of this small unique and ancient building.
The seasoned church crawler, however, will quickly spot the original Norman windows scattered around the lower levels of the nave walls. Domesday Book records a church here in The Church Guide is definitive in its statement that there was a pre-Conquest church comprising today’s tower and nave.
- St Nicholas Church in Compton is about years older than the surrounding village. It is thought that the site of the church pre-dates Saxon times. The church has a stained glass window dating from the 13th century and a piece of similar-aged graffiti depicting a soldier on one of the pillars – possibly left by a knight on his way to the.
History of Compton) reveals that the church. is in fact years older than the rest of the. oldest buildings in Compton. It is thought that the site of St Nicholas. Church pre- dates Saxon times, has Saxon. origins and is mentioned in the ' Doomesday Book'.
Church of St Nicholas is a Grade I listed building in Compton, Surrey, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of. Saint Nicholas' Church Potsdam (Paperback) by Andreas Kitschke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Church St Nicholas, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books.
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS COMPTON Interior view. GATE HOUSE AT OXENFORD GRANGE. THE BOOK of PSALMS ; translated from the Hebrew: with Notes, explanatory and critical Fourth Edition.
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Relics from the structure of the tower of the village's church, St Nicholas', suggest that the area was settled during the period of Roman occupation of Britain.
Compton appears in Domesday Book of as Conton(e). It was held by Walter, son of Othere. Its domesday assets were: 11 hides; 1 church, 9 ploughs, 7 acres (28, m 2) of meadow.
It rendered £9. Watts Chapel was created by Mary Watts and villagers from the local community of Compton, whom she taught to model terracotta clay into the beautiful and symbolic patterns seen on the chapel walls. The Watts presented the chapel as their gift to the village of Compton, and it remains a working village parish chapel to this day.
West Surrey Family History Society has just over names for the Ancient Parish an Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Compton St Nicholas in the Surrey MI Name Index.
The inscriptions were copied by Sue Dawson for the Society in They cover the period to but there are many gaps. Church Heritage Record Skip over navigation. Site Search. Heritage Open Day: Grade I listed building. Recorded in the Doomsday Book, the site of St Nicholas Church pre dates Saxon times.
Norman pillars and arches are beautifully carved in local chalk from the Hog’s Back. Pilgrims passed through Compton on their way to Canterbury. The figure of a knight is scratched on the chancel arch. A window to an early anchorite cell was discovered in the. Our website works best with the latest version of the browsers below, unfortunately your browser is not an old browser means that some parts of our website might not work correctly.St Nicholas Compton features in books relating to hermits and anchorites.
Watts Chapel is not part of the benefice, but is situated in Compton and as the cemetery at St Nicholas Church is closed for burials, it is the working cemetery for residents and those with connections to the village.
Its close connections to Artists, G. F. Watts and Mary.The interior of St Nicholas Church, Compton, Surrey. This Anglo Saxon church is mentioned in the Doomsday book () Framed, Poster, Canvas Prints, Puzzles, Photo Gifts and Wall Art.
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