CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1095758
Date first listed:
05-Dec-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Winchester (District Authority)
Parish:
Otterbourne
National Grid Reference:
SU 45676 22833

Details

SU 42 SE OTTERBOURNE OTTERBOURNE

8/17 Church of St 5/12/55 Matthew

GV II*

Parish church. 1836-8 by O B Carter & W C Yonge, nave, apse and aisle 1875 by T H Wyatt for Charlotte Yonge. Blue brick in header bond, limestone dressings, slate roof. Plan of polygonal apse to original short chancel and nave with transepts, porch to S vestry to N, added N aisle. Apse has high plinth with stone offset, buttresses on each corner and against wider chancel, decorated 3-light E window and 2-light windows. Chancel bay has trefoiled window to S and outshot to N. Tall gabled transepts with diagonal buttresses, tall 3-light window and triangular trefoiled window in gable, and to S square stone porch in front. Nave and aisle have 2 or 3-light cinquefoiled windows with buttresses between and diagonal W buttresses. W end has large 3-light cinquefoiled window and below W door with gabled hood on moulded brackets, all in stone. Stone parapet around chancel and apse with stone finials to buttresses. Higher brick and stone parapet to rest with a W gable barle stone polygonal bell turret without roof. Inside stone reredos around apse with painted figures in relief. Unusual patterned C19 floor tiles. Altar rail of low balustrade with carved openwork foliage and figures, probably late C17 Flemish. Tall screen in carved timber erected in memory of Charlotte Yonge early C20. In NE corner carved timber pulpit. Pews C19 version of medieval stalls. Steep roof has arched braces with sort of hammerbeam below and above, of thin timber, Perp panels with cusped arches. N aisle 5 bays of pointed arches.

Listing NGR: SU4578422853

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
145915
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Aug 1999
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