Church Of St Lawrence
- 6 Aug 1999
- Church Of St Lawrence, London Road, Morden, Merton, Greater London
- Photograph (Digital)
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON LONDON ROAD, Morden TQ 26 NE (west side) 4/87 Church of St Lawrence 7.5.54 GV I
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
© Mr Christopher Strevens. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Strevens, Christopher
Rights Holder: Strevens, Christopher
Brick, Stone, Tile, Tudor Parish Church, Elizabethan Religious Ritual And Funerary, Stuart Church, Jacobean Place Of Worship, Wall Monument, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument