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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 MATTHEW

List entry Number: 1356518

Location

CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, CHESTER ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
TraffordMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1963

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212968

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: SJ 79482 94175

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