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Church of St Matthew, Staverton

Description: Church of St Matthew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 100647

OS Grid Reference: SX7744666389
OS Grid Coordinates: 277446, 66389
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4845, -3.7288

Location: Staverton, Devon TQ13 7LY

Locality: Staverton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ13 7LY

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Listing Text


2/102 Church of St Matthew


- II*

Parish church. 1849-50 by J L Pearson in Decorated style. Stone rubble with free-
stone dressings. Welsh slate roofs. Nave, chancel, south aisle, south porch and
tower at the east end of the south aisle, in two storeys and with a stone broach
spire with 3 tiers of lucarnes and a po1ygonal stair turret in the angle with the
chancel. Geometric traceried windows, the east window of 5-lights. Buttresses with
set-offs and coped gables with apex crosses. Gabled south porch. Vestry on north
side of chancel with catslide roof and polygonal chimney stack with set-offs.
Interior faced in Bath stone. Three bay arcade with short alternating round and
octagonal piers with moulded capitals and bases and double-chamfered arches. Arch-
braced nave and chancel roofs with cusped wind-braces Contemporary furnishings
intact including wrought iron alter rail, choir stalls, seating, pulpit, lantern,
reredos and font with wrought iron cover.

Listing NGR: SX7744666389

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Source: English Heritage

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