COMMUNITY CENTRE, CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256157
Date first listed:
26-Sep-1963
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
COMMUNITY CENTRE, CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, ST MATTHEWS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
COMMUNITY CENTRE, CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, ST MATTHEWS STREET

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 29139 32210

Details

LEEDS

SE2932 ST MATTHEW'S STREET, Holbeck 714-1/42/851 (East side) 26/09/63 Community Centre, Church of St Matthew (Formerly Listed as: ST MATTHEW'S STREET, Holbeck Church of St Matthew)

GV II

Anglican church, now community centre. 1829-32, spire added mid C19, converted C20. By RD Chantrell. For the Church Commissioners. Coursed gritstone ashlar, slate roof. PLAN: nave, chancel, N and S aisles, no clerestory, west tower. EXTERIOR: tall lancets to aisles. Geometrical traceried east window in chancel. Plain pinnacles at corners. West tower with broach spire and pinnacles. INTERIOR: a 7-bay body with gallery on 3 sides supported on thin cast-iron columns and projections at E and W ends for chancel and tower respectively; the spaces left in the corners were filled by vestries or staircases and these were given lower roofs to add visual interest. The church held 1,200 worshippers and cost »3,734 18s 4 1/2d. One of 4 churches designed to a similar plan at this time; it belongs to the second group of Commissioner churches, built in Early English style which was cheaper than the Decorated Gothic of the first phase. (Thoresby Society Publication, 2nd Series, Volume 2: Webster C: RD Chantrell, Architect: his life and work in Leeds 1818-47).





Listing NGR: SE2913932210

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
465232
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Webster, C, 'Thoresby Society Publication' in RD Chantrell Architect His Life and Work in Leeds 1818-47, ()

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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Date: 13 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06462/36
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