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Church of St Matthew

A Grade II Listed Building in Hayfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3795 / 53°22'46"N

Longitude: -1.9459 / 1°56'45"W

OS Eastings: 403698

OS Northings: 386959

OS Grid: SK036869

Mapcode National: GBR GYVC.J8

Mapcode Global: WHBB6.2BN2

Entry Name: Church of St Matthew

Listing Date: 21 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82082

Location: Hayfield, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Hayfield

Built-Up Area: Hayfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Hayfield St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

7/I02 (West Side)

Church. Foundations of I386, tower built I793, church rebuilt I8I7 - I8I8
by Bradbury and Rangeley, tower raised I894. Coursed, squared, gritstone with
quoins. Flush gritstone dressings. Coved cornice with embattled stone
parapets. Nave with galleries, integral western tower, small eastern chancel
bay. Exterior - south elevation has four steps to wide doorcase with moulded
imposts and keystone. Double studded doors. To east four tripartite windows
with intersecting tracery. West elevation has central, slightly advanced, five
stage tower. Central semi-circular headed window with projecting keystone,
imposts and sill. Also leaded lights. Similar window over. Stringcourse
band at base of twin semi-circular headed bell openings with Y tracery. Over,
coved stringcourse and I894 ashlar work Fifth stage with clock faces to
all sides, surmounted by coved stringcourse and embattled parapets with
finials. To either side of tower blank walls. Modern extension to north-
west corner. North wall similar to south. East elevation has advanced central
bay with large plain panel tracery window. Interior - wooden galleries
with fielded panels to north, south and west, supported by thin quatrefoil
cast iron columns and corbels decorated by a flowerhead. Moulded pointed arch
to chancel. Original box pews under north and south galleries. Area under
western gallery boxed off. Late CI9 stained glass to lower nave
windows and chancel. Fine wall memorial to John Hague, dated I786, of
owed white marble inscribed plaque set in yellow marble. White marble surround
carved with classical motifs: Classical cornice above surmounted by bust by
Bacon. Below in crypt bases and part columns of I386 church, Sources for
dates Bulmer and Co History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire of

Listing NGR: SK0369886959

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