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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: 1351142



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

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Selborne

National Park: SOUTH DOWNS

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1963

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 142981

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SELBORNE BLACKMOOR SU 73 SE 6/9 Church of St Matthew 31.7.63 II*

Parish church. 1868, by Alfred Waterhouse, for Sir Roundell Palmer (lst Earl of Selborne). Stone and tile. Geometrical Gothic, with bold decorative treatment; aisleless nave of 4 bays, chancel of 2 bays, north vestry, south porch, and west tower. Plain roof, with small triangular lucarnes above the nave. Walls of ashlar malmstone with Bath stone dressings; corbels to the eaves, stepped buttresses linked to moulded impost and cill bands, plinth. Geometrical tracery, 2-light windows to the nave, 3 to the chancel, 5 to east and west windows. Tower of 4 stages, pyramid tile roof, plain parapet above corbels with corner gargoyles, coupled traceried openings to the bell stage, coupled lancets below a circular window (one a clock face), a large west window above a west doorway, buttresses (diagonal at the west corners) and an octagonal south-east stair turret. Gabled south porch, with buttresses. The interior is rich in decoration and fittings, again in full mid-Gothic treatment, with commemorative monuments to the donating family.

Listing NGR: SU7741632839

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National Grid Reference: SU 78050 33563


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