Church of St. Mary, Fetcham

Coordinates: 51°17′17″N 0°21′11″W / 51.288°N 0.353°W / 51.288; -0.353 St. Mary's Church, Fetcham, Surrey, England is a Church of England parish church that has been in existence for over 1000 years and is Fetcham's oldest building. It is located in The Ridgeway in Fetcham.

Built during Anglo-Saxon and early Norman periods, it is probably on the site of an even earlier timber church. There are many hints of its past in its structure. These include the south-west quoin of the nave, and a single splay window high on the south wall with traces of Roman brick, as well as arches which are presumed to pre-date the Norman Conquest of 1066.

In the 19th century a considerable amount of restoration and improvement in the church was carried out by Rev. Sir Edward Moon rector from 1854 to 1904.[1] Moon inherited the baronetcy in 1871 on the death of his father Sir Francis Moon, 1st Baronet, who was commemorated in much of the restoration work in the church. Rev. Moon had also been a prominent rower while at Oxford University.


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