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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.


List entry Number: 1109151



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

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Pentrich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78733

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SK 35 SE PARISH OF PENTRICH MAIN STREET 4/85 13-2-67 Church of St Matthew


Anglican Church. C12 with extensive remodelling and additions in late C14 and early C15, and restored in 1859. Coursed rubble sandstone with ashlar gritstone dressings and ashlar gritstone to later additions. Leaded roof coverings with coped gables. West tower; nave with clerestory, north and south aisles, south aisle porch, chancel and vestry. Square C12 tower, raised and re-quoined in C14, rising off a shallow plinth, with angle buttresses with set-offs added. Three stage tower, with ashlar crenellations to parapet. 2-light Perp bell stage windows with ogee heads to lights below a flat lintel, slit windows to first and second stages. Perp porch with raking crenellations to gable, above a moulded string. Stepped chamfered archway to door with hoodmould and stops, and with a trefoil headed niche above, with C20 statuary. 2-light chamfer mullioned window to east wall. South aisle, with shallow stepped buttresses between windows a two and a 3-light ogee leaded window beneath a flat lintel. Diagonal buttress to south-east corner, and 2-light window matching side wall openings to east end. Crenellated parapet above moulded string to clerestory, with five 2-light windows, with recessed chamfer mullions with cinquefoil heads to lights, beneath a continuous string course delineating parapet which drops down as a hoodmould pendant finials to define the opening. Chancel south wall with two 3-light windows beneath segmental heads flanking elaborate ogee-headed hood to four-centred arched doorway with moulded surround. Stepped diagonal buttress to corner. East window of 5-lights, beneath depressed pointed arch. C19 vestry to chancel north wall with chamfered pointed arched doorway beneath hoodmould at east end. North aisle windows of 2 and 3-lights in earlier rubble masonry with ogee headed lights within flat headed surrounds, beneath chamferea eaves band. Doorway with quoined surround beneath hoodmould with stops. Smaller 2-light window to west end. Interior; single chamfer, pointed tower arch. Five bay nave arcades, with circular piers and simply moulded circular capitals of two designs, with water holding mould to bases, standing on square pads. Simple hoodmould to semi-circular chamfered arcade arches. South aisle terminates at a respond in the chancel wall, the north arcade at an impost. Pointed chancel arch rises from semi-circular imposts of earlier chancel arch, with double chamfer. Romanesque font with arcade moulding to rim, on pedestal dated 1662. Window to chancel north wall with 3-light painted glass window by C W Whall, c.1915. East end of south aisle has painted glass by Morris and Company. Wall monuments to chancel north wall to Edward Horn d.l764, and Madam Mower d.1776.

Listing NGR: SK3894852575

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National Grid Reference: SK 38948 52575


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