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CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

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: 1361236

Location

CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, CHURCH ROAD

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

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Worthington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1965

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 187856

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Details

SK 42 SW WORTHINGTON CHURCH ROAD

2/89 Church of St. Matthew

24.11.65 II*

Multi-period parish church, dating back to c12, but largely of c13. Sandstone rubble throughout, though quality of coursing varies between east and west ends, single-celled, no aisles, integral nave & chancel. At west end, a tile-hung bell turret. South doorway a plain round-headed arch with voussoirs, within brick porch with crow-stepped gable. Various window types from different periods of build. Earliest is in north wall, a single-splayed round-headed opening, flush to external wall face. Several other single-splayed windows are lancets, some with slightly trefoiled heads. Other windows are of Y tracery, with hood moulds externally. Chancel has string course and a south door with double chamfered arch, and a blocked low-side window. East window of single tracery. End built up to gable with brick. Interior has c19 roof and fittings, through pulpit & panelling behind altar may be c18. Plain wood screen separates chancel. Font, c15, octagonal, & decorated with tracery and shields.

Listing NGR: SK4065220679

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National Grid Reference: SK 40652 20679

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