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Description: Church of St Margaret of Antioch
Date Listed: 8 February 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 119629
OS Grid Reference: TQ6843882264
OS Grid Coordinates: 568438, 182264
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5142, 0.4261
5221 CHURCH HILL
Church of St Margaret
TQ 68 SE 6/32 8.2.60
Mainly C14, but with extensive C12 and C13 remains, and later alterations.
Ragstone rubble with some flint and limestone dressings. Tiled roofs. Nave
circa 1180, and C12 window remains in north wall with head. North arcade
is C13 of 4 bays, 2 centred arches, on 2 round and one octagonal column with
moulded bases and capitals. Responds have attached half columns. One bay
of south arcade remains at east end, the remainder being C14. C14 clerestorey
with 3 windows on north and 5 on south, all quatrefoil. Chancel is C14,
with modern east window. C14 and C15 windows in north wall, south wall has
early C14 arch, 2 centred, with grouped attached shafts, moulded capitals
and bases. Chancel arch is C14, 2 centred, of 2 hollow chamfered jambs.
South chapel, has C15 windows and a C14 west archway. C14 north aisle has
two C14 windows with trefoiled ogee lights and C14 north doorway with moulded
jambs, and 2 centred arch. South aisle is also C14, but with C15 windows
and C14 south door, with moulded jambs, 2 centred arch and label. North
Tower is C19. South porch is C16. South aisle has some C14 roofing, with
moulded principals, purlin and bosses carved with geometric design. South
porch has moulded tie beams, with braces and moulded wall plates. Monument
of 1711 to Sir Heneage Fetherstone, with cherubs and bones. (RCHM 1).
Listing NGR: TQ6843882264
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Source: English Heritage
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