CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1080532
Date first listed:
19-Oct-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, BRIXTON HILL SW2

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, BRIXTON HILL SW2

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lambeth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30988 75093

Details

BRIXTON HILL SW2 1. (east side) 5023 Church of St Matthew TQ 3075 17/47 TQ 3175 18/47 19.10.51

II*

2. 1822-4 by C F Porden. Greek revival preaching box with east tower. Pale yellowish brick with dressings of stone and Roman cement. West portico tetrastyle in antis with fluted Doric columns. Three tall battered doors, with enriched panels, in eared moulded architraves. Cast iron boot-scrapers by doors. Five-bay sides with pilasters of Roman cement and entablature. Battered windows with eared architraves. Stone plinth. On each side, stairs with side walls down to crypt entrance, a pedimented doorway enclosed by strong, double wrought iron gates. Stone-faced east end with wide projecting central tower bay with window. Doors in recessed side bays. Above the entablature, tower has square bell stage with Doric screens below on octagonal "Tower of the Winds" whose low conical top has crown and cross. Inside, a wide gallery around 3 sides has Doric organ case at west. Tall screen of 2 Doric columns before east window. Original pewing. Some pleasing memorial tablets.

Listing NGR: TQ3098875093

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
204008
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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