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Church of St Matthias

A Grade I Listed Building in Hackney, London

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Latitude: 51.5526 / 51°33'9"N

Longitude: -0.0794 / 0°4'45"W

OS Eastings: 533252

OS Northings: 185488

OS Grid: TQ332854

Mapcode National: GBR HC.W32

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.K7VN

Entry Name: Church of St Matthias

Listing Date: 1 September 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426310

Location: Hackney, London, N16

County: London

District: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Clissold

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Matthias Stoke Newington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

735/18/683 WORDSWORTH ROAD N16


Revision Number: 2

Church of St Matthias
TQ 3385 18/683 1.9.53.
1851 by William Butterfield. Tall nave with low, pent aisles. Saddleback crossing
tower. Short lower chancel with aisles steeply gabled at right angles. Stock
brick with stone dressings including corbel table at eaves and below parapet of
tower. High pitched slated roof. Strongly individual, although built at low
cost, and with thoughtful details.
Tower, with very long bell openings, the most striking feature. Freely-adapted
late Decorated type window tracery. Inside nave of 5 bays with alternate octagonal
and compound piers. Tall chancel arch: and half-arches at east of aisles. Cusped
timber roof to north-west porch.


Listing NGR: TQ3325285488

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

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