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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

List entry Number: 1080899

Location

CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, LONDON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityMertonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-May-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 205102

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History

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Details

LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON LONDON ROAD, Morden TQ 26 NE (west side) 4/87 Church of St Lawrence 7.5.54 GV I

Parish church of Morden. 1636, perhaps incorporating earlier work. Red brick. Stone dressings. Red tiled steeply pitched roof to eaves. Late Gothic. Aisleless 4-bay nave running into short chancel, square 3 stage west tower. North vestry of 1805. Pointed 2-light nave windows, 'Y' tracery, cusped 4-light east window with later perpendicular tracery. Projecting south west porch with pointed arched moulded doorway (restored 1887). Plastered and whitewashed interior; barrel shaped roof with tie beams and king posts. West gallery of 1792. Fine fixtures and fittings including important original stained and painted glass to east window, comprising figures of Moses and Aaron with the Tablets of Law and donors; tracery lights of 1828. Inlaid timber pulpit dated 1720 with sounding board and turned balusters to stairs. Turned baluster altar rail, C18. Hatchments. Wall monuments including bust to Peter Leheup Esq (d 1777), and tomb of Sir John Roland, etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2502967441

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National Grid Reference: TQ 25038 67443

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