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© Mr Alfred John Dyson LRPS

IoE Number: 435611
Location: CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW,
  SHUTTINGTON, NORTH WARWICKSHIRE, WARWICKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Alfred John Dyson LRPS
Date Photographed: 26 July 2001
Date listed: 23 May 1988
Date of last amendment: 23 May 1988
Grade II

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SHUTTINGTONSK2ONEChurch of St Matthew2/103-ll

SHUTTINGTON SK2ONE Church of St Matthew 2/103 - ll Church. C12 and C14; west front altered and turret added c.1666 extensively restored and altered by W.H. Bidlake 1908-1909. Sandstone rubble; angles and west front of regular coursed sandstone. Old plain-tile roofs; coped west gable parapet has segmental pediment. 2-bay chancel, 3-bay nave. Romanesque style. Windows are mostly of 1908-09, with moulded arches and nook shafts witfi scalloped capitals. Chancel has single east and north windows. South-east window has part of a C14 opening to the right. C14 straight-headed south-west window of 2 ogee lights. Nave has 2- windows to north and south. South-west window is inserted into a blocked C12 Romanesque doorway, which retains part of a roll-moulded arch. West front has slightly projecting C12 portal with pilaster butresses, inner and outer arches, eroded zig-zag arch with nook shafts, and hood mould with remains of nailhead decoration. C19 studded double-leaf doors. Small trefoiled lancets to left and right have cornices, probably C17, above. Gable has moulded window with cusped Y-tracery, Turret has late C20 weatherboarding. Pyramid roof. Interior is plastered. Chancel has hammerbeam roof, and Romanesque style chancel arch with shafts and carbels of 1908-1909. Nave has C17/C18 collar beam roof, possibly partly reconstructed. Fittings: C18 pulpit has fielded panels. Simple roof font of indeterminate date. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p398; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol lV, pp213-214

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