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CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

List entry Number: 1101130

Location

CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, EASTBURY ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158160

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 19 NW 4/29 5259

EASTBURY ROAD, North Oxhey Church of St Matthew

II

1880 by W H Syme of Watford. Red brick Gothic church with north-west tower and spire. Nave and aisles, chancel with 5 sided apse, small north and south transepts. Plain tile roofs. Lancet windows, single in aisles, double in clerestory and triple in transepts. Long single lights to apse. Moulded brick hood-moulds and strings. Some pressed brick ornament. Tower with 2 light bell-openings and broach spire above, brick with 3 stone bands. Open timber roofs, principal arch braces carried on wall-shafts in nave, similar shafts to brick chancel arch. Boarded chancel roof. Pressed brick frieze below clerestory. Early C20 carved oak pulpit lectern, screen (now at west end) and altar rails. In north aisle is original elaborate painted wood reredos circa 1880-90 by J E K Cutts, moved from chancel. In south transept luminous stained glass circa 1916 by Carl Parsons. Builder 29.5.1880.

Listing NGR: TQ1175595311

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in 29 May, (1880)

National Grid Reference: TQ 11755 95311

Map

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