CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1361236

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1965

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, CHURCH ROAD

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

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire (District Authority)

Parish: Worthington

National Grid Reference: SK 40652 20679

Details

SK 42 SW WORTHINGTON CHURCH ROAD

2/89 Church of St. Matthew

24.11.65 II*

Multi-period parish church, dating back to c12, but largely of c13. Sandstone rubble throughout, though quality of coursing varies between east and west ends, single-celled, no aisles, integral nave & chancel. At west end, a tile-hung bell turret. South doorway a plain round-headed arch with voussoirs, within brick porch with crow-stepped gable. Various window types from different periods of build. Earliest is in north wall, a single-splayed round-headed opening, flush to external wall face. Several other single-splayed windows are lancets, some with slightly trefoiled heads. Other windows are of Y tracery, with hood moulds externally. Chancel has string course and a south door with double chamfered arch, and a blocked low-side window. East window of single tracery. End built up to gable with brick. Interior has c19 roof and fittings, through pulpit & panelling behind altar may be c18. Plain wood screen separates chancel. Font, c15, octagonal, & decorated with tracery and shields.

Listing NGR: SK4065220679

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 187856

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing