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Development Project 2019-2022

Development Project 2019-2022

St Peter’s Church has been at the heart of the town of Chertsey for around 800 years. Today it is a vibrant Christian community which is beginning to outgrow the buildings as they are.  The medieval church was built around 1300 and the nave pulled down and enlarged in 1806-8, the hall was built in […]

Clock and Carillon Handbook

Clock and Carillon Handbook

This web page is provided for those who wish to know the full details of how our church clock and carillon work and are maintained in daily use. It is presented in three sections Introduction to Church Equipment Handbook St. Peter’s Church Clock Handbook St. Peter’s Church “Carillon” (Drum Chime) Handbook Church Equipment Handbook – Introduction As […]

Chertsey’s Tower

Chertsey’s Tower

The tower was built as part of the original church in the early 1300’s. The nave of the church was rebuilt in the period 1806-1810, however, apart from some strengthening work, the tower and chancel are more or less original. Popular tradition ascribes the founding of the parish church to John de Rutherwyk, abbot of Chertsey 1306-1347, […]

History of the church

History of the church

St. Peter’s Church (north side) History and Guide. The Porches You enter by the South Porch which was erected as part of the rebuilding of 1806.   The stone came from Chobham Heath and from other local sources.  The stair case leads to the South Gallery, which once ran the whole length of the church and […]

Development Project 2019-2022

This is our church – take a look, it’ll take literally a minute