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Church of St Mary the Virgin
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St Mary the Virgin, Horsell
Church of St Mary the Virgin is located in Surrey
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Location in Surrey
51°19′21″N 0°34′16″W / 51.3226°N 0.5711°W / 51.3226; -0.5711
Location Woking
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Website St Mary the Virgin's website
Founded 12th-Century
Functional status Active
Architectural type English Gothic, Gothic Revival
Parish Parish of Horsell
Diocese Guildford
Province Canterbury

The church of St Mary-the-Virgin in Horsell is an Anglican church in the Diocese of Guildford. It is located about one mile away from Woking town centre. The current Vicar is Dmitry Lutsenko. The church is a Grade II* listed building.


On Sundays the Church has three services: 8am, 10am and 9:30 pm. There are usually two Christingle services on Christmas Eve.


Parts of the west wall of the nave may date from the middle of the 12th century.

19th century restorations included:

  • Removal of the screen in 1840.
  • Replacement of the chancel and extension of the nave and south aisle eastwards in 1890.
  • The north aisle and vestries were added in 1909.
  • The Holy Trinity Chapel was added in 1910.
  • The baptistry was added in 1921.
Woking Skyline
View of Woking from the top of St Mary's church tower
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