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Church of St Matthew

A Grade II Listed Building in Chilcote, Swadlincote, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6995 / 52°41'58"N

Longitude: -1.5805 / 1°34'49"W

OS Eastings: 428446

OS Northings: 311399

OS Grid: SK284113

Mapcode National: GBR 5G3.P7H

Mapcode Global: WHCGS.PDLT

Plus Code: 9C4WMCX9+RR

Entry Name: Church of St Matthew

Listing Date: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187919

Location: Chilcote, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Chilcote

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Clifton Campville St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 21 SE
3/30 Church of St. Matthew
Church, rebuilt in 1885. Small nave, chancel, N porch (timber framed of
c1900) and outshut vestry with ashlar stack off S wall of chancel. Ashlar
with plain tiled roof of 2 shades in wide bands, with bright red ridge tiles.
Clasping buttresses with set-offs and bellcot on W end. Windows with
hood-moulds: N side: 2 windows to nave, 1 to chancel; S side:
3 windows to nave, all with Curvilinear tracery. E window with Reticulated
tracery and W window square in Perp style. Interior: bare ashlar;
roof of 4 bays re-using previous C14/15 king post roof. Animals carved
in centre of tie beams either side but bosses gone. The intermediate
struts and braces have waved outline. Some windows have late C19/early C20
stained glass. Contemporary font, pulpit and some furnishings. Church
given by Robertson family of nearby Chilcote Hall, now demolished. Tablet
recording this and date of rebuilding inside.

Listing NGR: SK2844611399

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

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