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© Mr Barrie S. Dixon

IoE Number: 212968
Location: CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, CHESTER ROAD (north side)
  STRETFORD, TRAFFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Barrie S. Dixon
Date Photographed: 04 March 2001
Date listed: 20 June 1963
Date of last amendment: 20 June 1963
Grade II

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STRETFORDCHESTER ROADSJ 79 SE(north-west side)(SJ 7994 SW)5/10Church of

STRETFORD CHESTER ROAD SJ 79 SE (north-west side) (SJ 7994 SW) 5/10 Church of 20/6/63 St. Matthew G.V. II Church. 1842 but enlarged in 1869, 1906 and 1922. W. Hayley for the Church Commissioners, Brick with ashlar dressings and slate roof. 3-sided gallery plan with later chancel and a west tower. Gothic Revival. 7-bay nave with plinth, weathered and gableted buttresses, lancet windows and a door in the western-most bay. Coped gables with kneelers. Vesties to either side of chancel which has a 3-light east window. 4-stage tower with angled buttresses, west door, 3 stepped lancets, clock face below gablet, 2 lancet belfry openings and castellated parapet with corner pinnacles. Interior: the galleries are supported on cast-iron quatrefoil columns. Carved timber fittings include pews, stalls, pulpit, organ and reredos. Ceiling supported on shallow arched Gothic braces. Alabaster font. Minton floor tiles. Stained glass.

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