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Description: Church of St Matthew
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187919
OS Grid Reference: SK2844611399
OS Grid Coordinates: 428446, 311399
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6995, -1.5805
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SK 21 SE
3/30 Church of St. Matthew
Church, rebuilt in 1885. Small nave, chancel, N porch (timber framed of
c1900) and outshut vestry with ashlar stack off S wall of chancel. Ashlar
with plain tiled roof of 2 shades in wide bands, with bright red ridge tiles.
Clasping buttresses with set-offs and bellcot on W end. Windows with
hood-moulds: N side: 2 windows to nave, 1 to chancel; S side:
3 windows to nave, all with Curvilinear tracery. E window with Reticulated
tracery and W window square in Perp style. Interior: bare ashlar;
roof of 4 bays re-using previous C14/15 king post roof. Animals carved
in centre of tie beams either side but bosses gone. The intermediate
struts and braces have waved outline. Some windows have late C19/early C20
stained glass. Contemporary font, pulpit and some furnishings. Church
given by Robertson family of nearby Chilcote Hall, now demolished. Tablet
recording this and date of rebuilding inside.
Listing NGR: SK2844611399
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Source: English Heritage
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