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Christ Church, Merton

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 205031

OS Grid Reference: TQ2315170261
OS Grid Coordinates: 523151, 170261
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4180, -0.2304

Location: 5 Copse Hill, Merton, Greater London SW20 0NE

Locality: Merton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW20 0NE

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Listing Text

TQ 2370
7/31 Christ Church
- II

Church. 1859-60. S S Teulon, architect. Later alterations including addition
of west bay and west wall in 1881 by Charles Maylard. Muscular Gothic manner.
Squared, coursed rubblestone. Steeply pitched slate roof to eaves. 6 bay aisled
nave, no clerestory. Low square, massive tower over choir, with pyramidal roof
and north eastern stair turret with conical roof; bell louvre to each face of tower.
Transept to south; north east vestry. Pointed arches with Geometrical and Decorated
tracery. Pair of dormers to south side of nave. Interior with chamfered stone
piers ;carved capitals; pointed arcade arches more elaborately moulded to choir.
Panelled roof with arched braces, hammer beams and traceried spandrels. 5-light
flowing traceried east and west windows. 3-light geometrical traceried aisle
windows. Blind arcading to walls of chancel. Reredos 1907-12 by E C Shearman.
Timber pulpit; blocky stone font; eagle lectern, some Victorian and Edwardian
stained glass etc. London 2: South B Cherry and N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2315170261

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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