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Church of St Matthew, Northampton

Description: Church of St Matthew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 232138

OS Grid Reference: SP7673362137
OS Grid Coordinates: 476733, 262137
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2521, -0.8774

Location: 71 Collingwood Road, Northampton NN2 7HH

Locality: Northampton
Local Authority: Northampton Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN2 7HH

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Listing Text

In the entry for;


(south side)
14/135 Church of St Matthew
9.12.68 B

the grade shall be amended to read; II* (star)


(South Side)
Church of St Matthew
SP 76 SE 14/135 9.12.68.


1891-4 by Matthew Holding, in roughly C13 style, of squared rubble and ashlar,
Welsh slated roof. Large tall building with transepts, apsed chancel and north
west tower with spire. Vaulted chancel; timber roof to nave, trusses on stone
arches with lightly pierced spandrels. Some good stained glass, approximately
same date as building. North transept stone sculpture, Madonna and Child, 1944
by Henry Moore. South transept painting, Crucifixion, 1946 by Graham Sutherland.

Listing NGR: SP7673362137

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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