CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1351142
Date first listed:
31-Jul-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
East Hampshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Selborne
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
SU 78050 33563

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
142981
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/12872/19
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