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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.


List entry Number: 1108532



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Staverton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-May-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 100647

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2/102 Church of St Matthew


- II*

Parish church. 1849-50 by J L Pearson in Decorated style. Stone rubble with free- stone dressings. Welsh slate roofs. Nave, chancel, south aisle, south porch and tower at the east end of the south aisle, in two storeys and with a stone broach spire with 3 tiers of lucarnes and a po1ygonal stair turret in the angle with the chancel. Geometric traceried windows, the east window of 5-lights. Buttresses with set-offs and coped gables with apex crosses. Gabled south porch. Vestry on north side of chancel with catslide roof and polygonal chimney stack with set-offs. Interior faced in Bath stone. Three bay arcade with short alternating round and octagonal piers with moulded capitals and bases and double-chamfered arches. Arch- braced nave and chancel roofs with cusped wind-braces Contemporary furnishings intact including wrought iron alter rail, choir stalls, seating, pulpit, lantern, reredos and font with wrought iron cover.

Listing NGR: SX7744666389

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National Grid Reference: SX 77446 66389


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