List entry

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 MATTHEW

List entry Number: 1288982

Location

CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, GREAT PETER STREET SW1

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity of WestminsterLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1958

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 209895

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 2979 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT PETER STREET, 100/17 SW1 24.2.58 Church of St Matthew G.V. II Church. 1849-51 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, gutted by fire 1982. Ragstone with ashlar dressings C.13 Gothic style. Massive and imposing south tower, as main entrance, with angle buttresses, originally intended to be finished off with spire. The gutted interior with aisles flanking nave, had fine fittings. The interior and fabric restored 1984. London VOl 1; N Pevsner;

Listing NGR: TQ2985779232

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: London I - The Cities of London and Westminster, (1973)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29857 79232

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