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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Merton, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.418 / 51°25'4"N

Longitude: -0.2304 / 0°13'49"W

OS Eastings: 523151

OS Northings: 170261

OS Grid: TQ231702

Mapcode National: GBR BM.DLT

Mapcode Global: VHGR9.YMLB

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 2 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205031

Location: Merton, London, SW20

County: London

District: Merton

Electoral Ward/Division: Raynes Park

Built-Up Area: Merton

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: West Wimbledon Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON COPSE HILL, SW20
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

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