History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Matthew

A Grade II Listed Building in Tipton Green, Sandwell

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 52.5278 / 52°31'40"N

Longitude: -2.076 / 2°4'33"W

OS Eastings: 394943

OS Northings: 292218

OS Grid: SO949922

Mapcode National: GBR 4R7.Q7

Mapcode Global: VH914.YQWJ

Entry Name: Church of St Matthew

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219284

Location: Sandwell, DY4

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: Tipton Green

Built-Up Area: Tipton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Tipton St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SO 99 SW
3/76 Church of St Matthew


Church. 1876 by J H Gibbons. Brick in English bond with tile roof. Comprises
a nave with clerestory, lower two-storey west porch, lower chancel with five-
sided apse, very narrow aisles, north vestry, and south-east tower. West wall
has triple stepped lancets below gable, and single lancets to each side below
parapets. The central doorway has a pointed arch and a stone tympanum carved
with a figure of St Matthew. Nave of six bays, with paired lancets to the
aisles and triple lancets to the clerestory. The tower has angle buttresses,
a south doorway, two lancet bell openings on each side, and a pierced parapet
with corner pinnacles and gargoyles. Interior: west gallery within pointed arch-
way. Six-bay arcades of pointed brick arches springing from round piers with
foliated capitals. Open timber roof with arched principals carried on corbels,
with vertical iron rods and iron tie rods. Pointed brick chancel arch has
engaged corbelled shafts as responds, with foliated capitals. Apse roof has
timber ribs springing from corbels between windows. Organ on south side set
within brick archway. East windows contain early C20 glass depicting Christ
and the four evangelists.

Listing NGR: SO9494392218

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.