St George's Church, Esher, Surrey

Address: Esher Park Avenue, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9PX
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Usually open or keyholder is nearby. No access on Sundays.
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An untouched Tudor gem

This charming Tudor church was built from a jumble of sandstone and brick. It dates from around1540, with some additions between 1724 and 1842.

The interior has wonderful 18th-century furnishings, including a three-decker pulpit and a pew designed by the Blenheim Palace architect, John Vanbrugh.

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How to find us

To locate this church on a map, click on the 'View on map' link that appears below the address information at the top of the page.

Road directions

Behind Bear Inn, near the southern end of the High Street, off A244

Public transport information

Nearest railway station: Claygate (0.8 miles)

OS Reference No.

TQ 139 646

What’s on & news

News

16/07/14 Wendy Leaney impressed the judges with her skillfully sculpted creation made out of homemade lime and elderflower cordial

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What’s on at this church

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Last year, we welcomed over two million visitors to our churches. If each person donated just £2, this would enable us to keep our churches open, safe and watertight for you and future generations to enjoy.

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Useful information

Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church and the CCT before you visit?

You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.





 

PDF iconA walk round guide for St George's Church, Esher (PDF, 543kb)

This short, full colour walk round guide contains a floor plan of the church and highlights of things to see during your visit. You can purchase a printed copy of this from the church (50p) or download in advance (free/optional donation).

PDF iconHampshire, Sussex & Surrey County Guide (PDF, 4.6mb)

This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches CCT cares for in Hampshire, Sussex & Surrey. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.

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Comments

  1. Carole King (29 Aug 2012, 08:16)

    I think that St. George's is one of the most charming churches that I've ever seen. I'd not have known about it if it wasn't for 'England's Thousand Best Churches' As I visited during the week the church wasn't open but I'll certainly return one weekend.

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Donate by text

Last year, we welcomed over two million visitors to our churches. If each person donated just £2, this would enable us to keep our churches open, safe and watertight for you and future generations to enjoy.

Close up of a mosaic at St Peter, Northampton

Text code 'OCCT05' to 70070 to donate now (free from all networks).

Or use the button below to donate online.

Donate online

Donate by text

Last year, we welcomed over two million visitors to our churches. If each person donated just £2, this would enable us to keep our churches open, safe and watertight for you and future generations to enjoy.

Close up of a mosaic at St Peter, Northampton

Text code 'OCCT05' to 70070 to donate now (free from all networks).

Or use the button below to donate online.

Donate online

St George's Church, Esher, Surrey

Keyholder

If the access information for this church is listed as 'Keyholder nearby', this means that the key is kept by one of our invaluable volunteer 'keyholders', who usually live just a short walk from the church and can give visitors the key; sometimes this is a nearby hotel, pub, library, art gallery or other venue. You will find instructions explaining how to get the key when you arrive at the church.

Facilities

Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number of them have heating or running water meaning that they can be cold, and very rarely have toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor. We do apologise for any inconvenience the lack of facilities may cause.