CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1359020

Date first listed: 03-Jun-1992

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, ST MARY'S ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, ST MARY'S ROAD

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Brent (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 21534 83990

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History

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Details

The following building shall be added:-

TQ 2183 ST MARY'S ROAD Willesden 935-/12/10000 CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

II

Church. Designed 1898 by W D Caroe; built 1900-6. Red brick with some stone dressings; tiled, pitched roof. Free Perpendicular style with Art Nouveau & Arts & Crafts influence. 4-bay aisled nave with clerestory, narthex, small transepts; south aisle Lady Chapel, north aisle vestries; 3-bay chancel. North eastern bellcote. West facade with projecting 2-storey outer bays having entrances, deeply recessed 1st floor 2-light windows, the recesses with cambered arch heads, splayed reveals & battered brick aprons; stone coped parapets & gables with shingled spirelets. Central bay single storey with penthouse roof and entrances flanking a 3-light window; 6-light eastern window set within a shallow, slightly pointed recess with 3 brick mullions. Large 5-light clerestory windows set in similar arches which fade to sides of similarly profiled flanking buttresses extending to tiled gabled parapets over penthouse aisle roofs and into blind gables on the nave roof. Eastern window, 7 lights set in slightly pointed arched recess with 2 brick mullions. Interior of contrasting render and exposed brick. Polished red tile floor. Slightly pointed waggon roof. Western gallery. Nave arcading of shallow wide arches and oak panelled pillars, arches respond on aisle walls; narrow passage aisles with transverse arches and small windows of richly coloured stained glass. Many fitments and fittings by Caroe including the carved stone font (1901), carved and lettered stone pulpit (1906), Lady Chapel and chancel, carved and polished wood altar fronts (latter painted at a later date) and probably the chancel gates being a 1st World War memorial. Organ designed by Noel Bonavia-Hunt, assistant priest from 1905-12. 2 stained glass memorial windows at west end dated 1920.

Listing NGR: TQ2153483990

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 198801

Legacy System: LBS

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