St George's Church, Esher
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St George's Church, Esher
St George's Church, Esher
Esher Park Avenue, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9RQ
behind The Bear Inn at the A244 Leatherhead turn off
from the High Street
The church will not be open on Saturdays
nor the keys available
until further notice
Parking outside or in Pay and Display car parks (100 metres)
OS ref TQ 139 646
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St George's Church, Esher

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This endearing church, a jumble of sandstone, chalk, flint and  brick, roofed in stone and clay tiles, with a timber bell-cote, owes its unrestored survival to the building of nearby Christ Church in 1853.
It is basically a Tudor structure dating from about 1540, with additions between 1724 and 1842.  The clock dates from the end of the 16th century and other fine 18th Century additions include the three-decker pulpit and reredos.
The Princess Victoria attended services here when visiting her uncle at Claremont and later, as Queen, came with Prince Albert.
It is Esher’s oldest public building and is Grade I listed.  Restored by the Community in 1965, it remains a consecrated building, now in the care of
Services Candlemas was last celebrated on Sunday 2nd February 2020.
Arts Supported by The Friends of St George's, the building is used as an Arts Centre, rehearsal and meeting venue.