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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade I Listed Building in Merton, Merton

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Latitude: 51.3923 / 51°23'32"N

Longitude: -0.2042 / 0°12'15"W

OS Eastings: 525038

OS Northings: 167444

OS Grid: TQ250674

Mapcode National: GBR CJ.15S

Mapcode Global: VHGRJ.D8WJ

Plus Code: 9C3X9QRW+W8

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 7 May 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205102

Location: St. Helier, Merton, London, SM4

County: Merton

Electoral Ward/Division: St Helier

Built-Up Area: Merton

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Morden

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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TQ 26 NE
(west side)
4/87 Church of St Lawrence

Parish church of Morden. 1636, perhaps incorporating earlier work. Red brick.
Stone dressings. Red tiled steeply pitched roof to eaves. Late Gothic. Aisleless
4-bay nave running into short chancel, square 3 stage west tower. North vestry
of 1805. Pointed 2-light nave windows, 'Y' tracery, cusped 4-light east window
with later perpendicular tracery. Projecting south west porch with pointed arched
moulded doorway (restored 1887). Plastered and whitewashed interior; barrel shaped
roof with tie beams and king posts. West gallery of 1792. Fine fixtures and fittings
including important original stained and painted glass to east window, comprising
figures of Moses and Aaron with the Tablets of Law and donors; tracery lights of
1828. Inlaid timber pulpit dated 1720 with sounding board and turned balusters
to stairs. Turned baluster altar rail, C18. Hatchments. Wall monuments including
bust to Peter Leheup Esq (d 1777), and tomb of Sir John Roland, etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2502967441

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