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Church of St Matthew, Mere

Description: Church of St Matthew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 320204

OS Grid Reference: ST8229630748
OS Grid Coordinates: 382296, 130748
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0758, -2.2541

Location: Wet Lane, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6BL

Locality: Mere
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6BL

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/75 Church of St Matthew



Anglican parish church. By C E Ponting, 1882. Rock-faced coursed limestone
with yellow ashlar dressings, plain-tiled roof. Nave, chancel, bell-cote,
north porch, south vestry. Nave south side has four 2-light segmental-headed
flush set chamfer surround windows; vestry with shouldered arch to door; stone
stack with offset and broached to round capping. At junction nave and chancel a
timber-framed bell-cote with gablets to east and west and tile-clad base. Iron
decorative cross to east gable. To chancel 3 flush lancets and paired lancet to
north side; plinth course to apse only. North side of nave as south, but also
timber-framed porch with glazed sides. Single offset buttress left of nave.
Original iron hopper-heads and down pipes. A modest building with tight budget.

Listing NGR: ST8229630748

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Source: English Heritage

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