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Latitude: 51.6455 / 51°38'43"N
Longitude: -0.3862 / 0°23'10"W
OS Eastings: 511755
OS Northings: 195311
OS Grid: TQ117953
Mapcode National: GBR 48.WVV
Mapcode Global: VHFSM.8W5Y
Entry Name: Church of St Matthew
Listing Date: 7 January 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101130
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158160
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD19
Electoral Ward/Division: Oxhey
Built-Up Area: Watford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Oxhey St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TQ 19 NW 4/29
EASTBURY ROAD, North Oxhey
Church of St Matthew
1880 by W H Syme of Watford. Red brick Gothic church with north-west tower and spire. Nave and aisles, chancel with 5 sided apse, small north and south transepts. Plain tile roofs. Lancet windows, single in aisles, double in clerestory and triple in transepts. Long single lights to apse. Moulded brick hood-moulds and strings. Some pressed brick ornament. Tower with 2 light bell-openings and broach spire above, brick with 3 stone bands. Open timber roofs, principal arch braces carried on wall-shafts in nave, similar shafts to brick chancel arch. Boarded chancel roof. Pressed brick frieze below clerestory. Early C20 carved oak pulpit lectern, screen (now at west end) and altar rails. In north aisle is original elaborate painted wood reredos circa 1880-90 by J E K Cutts, moved from chancel. In south transept luminous stained glass circa 1916 by Carl Parsons.
Listing NGR: TQ1175595311
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