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Church of St Matthew

A Grade II Listed Building in Stretford, Trafford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4439 / 53°26'38"N

Longitude: -2.3104 / 2°18'37"W

OS Eastings: 379482

OS Northings: 394175

OS Grid: SJ794941

Mapcode National: GBR D2X.GF

Mapcode Global: WH98H.HP1N

Entry Name: Church of St Matthew

Listing Date: 20 June 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212968

Location: Trafford, M32

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Stretford

Built-Up Area: Stretford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Stretford St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

STRETFORD CHESTER ROAD
SJ 79 SE
(north-west side)
(SJ 7994 SW)
5/10 Church of
20/6/63 St. Matthew
G.V. II
Church. 1842 but enlarged in 1869, 1906 and 1922. W. Hayley
for the Church Commissioners, Brick with ashlar dressings
and slate roof. 3-sided gallery plan with later chancel and
a west tower. Gothic Revival. 7-bay nave with plinth,
weathered and gableted buttresses, lancet windows and a door
in the western-most bay. Coped gables with kneelers. Vesties
to either side of chancel which has a 3-light east window.
4-stage tower with angled buttresses, west door, 3 stepped
lancets, clock face below gablet, 2 lancet belfry openings
and castellated parapet with corner pinnacles. Interior: the
galleries are supported on cast-iron quatrefoil columns.
Carved timber fittings include pews, stalls, pulpit, organ
and reredos. Ceiling supported on shallow arched Gothic
braces. Alabaster font. Minton floor tiles. Stained glass.


Listing NGR: SJ7948294175

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