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Church of St Margaret and St Catherine, Aldham

Description: Church of St Margaret and St Catherine

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 April 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 117331

OS Grid Reference: TL9176325844
OS Grid Coordinates: 591763, 225844
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8981, 0.7858

Locality: Aldham
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 3RF

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Listing Text

(Junction with New Road)
Church of St Margaret
TL 92 NM 7/52 and St Catherine

Church rebuilt on a new site in AD 1854 by Hakewill. In the early English style
and faced with coursed pebbles dressed with stone. Nave and south aisles with
chancel, timber south porch and west tower with tall parapet spire of stone.
Tower parapet with string of ball-flower and angle buttresses. South windows
lancets. Chancel windows perpendicular. Roofs gabled and peg-tiled and all
of 7 cants - re-used from the former medieval church. South porch Decorated,
a fine specimen from the earlier church; as is the C14 door-leaf reset in the
south wall of the tower, with ogee head and sanctuary handle of wrought iron.
(RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL9176325844

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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