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Church of St Matthew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2521 / 52°15'7"N

Longitude: -0.8774 / 0°52'38"W

OS Eastings: 476733

OS Northings: 262137

OS Grid: SP767621

Mapcode National: GBR BW3.T55

Mapcode Global: VHDRZ.RN1F

Entry Name: Church of St Matthew

Listing Date: 9 December 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232138

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

Town: Northampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Phippsville

Built-Up Area: Northampton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Northampton St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

In the entry for;


(south side)
14/135 Church of St Matthew
9.12.68 B

the grade shall be amended to read; II* (star)


(South Side)
Church of St Matthew
SP 76 SE 14/135 9.12.68.


1891-4 by Matthew Holding, in roughly C13 style, of squared rubble and ashlar,
Welsh slated roof. Large tall building with transepts, apsed chancel and north
west tower with spire. Vaulted chancel; timber roof to nave, trusses on stone
arches with lightly pierced spandrels. Some good stained glass, approximately
same date as building. North transept stone sculpture, Madonna and Child, 1944
by Henry Moore. South transept painting, Crucifixion, 1946 by Graham Sutherland.

Listing NGR: SP7673362137

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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