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Latitude: 50.4845 / 50°29'4"N
Longitude: -3.7288 / 3°43'43"W
OS Eastings: 277446
OS Northings: 66389
OS Grid: SX774663
Mapcode National: GBR QK.9V22
Mapcode Global: FRA 372S.345
Entry Name: Church of St Matthew
Listing Date: 21 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108532
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100647
Location: Staverton, South Hams, Devon, TQ13
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Staverton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Staverton with Landscove
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 76 NE STAVERTON LANDSCOVE
2/102 Church of St Matthew
Parish church. 1849-50 by J L Pearson in Decorated style. Stone rubble with free-
stone dressings. Welsh slate roofs. Nave, chancel, south aisle, south porch and
tower at the east end of the south aisle, in two storeys and with a stone broach
spire with 3 tiers of lucarnes and a po1ygonal stair turret in the angle with the
chancel. Geometric traceried windows, the east window of 5-lights. Buttresses with
set-offs and coped gables with apex crosses. Gabled south porch. Vestry on north
side of chancel with catslide roof and polygonal chimney stack with set-offs.
Interior faced in Bath stone. Three bay arcade with short alternating round and
octagonal piers with moulded capitals and bases and double-chamfered arches. Arch-
braced nave and chancel roofs with cusped wind-braces Contemporary furnishings
intact including wrought iron alter rail, choir stalls, seating, pulpit, lantern,
reredos and font with wrought iron cover.
Listing NGR: SX7744666389
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