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Description: Church of St Maragret
Date Listed: 29 May 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 141249
OS Grid Reference: SU3028620397
OS Grid Coordinates: 430286, 120397
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9822, -1.5699
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WELLOW HACKLEY'S LANE
SU 32 SW
2/27 Church of St Margaret
Parish church. Early and late C13 chancel and nave, some C14 details, C16 south
aisle, C19 vestry, C20 minor changes. Walls of mixed flint and stone with stone
dressings; buttress to the west wall, lancets (triple to the east window),
triple cusped lights within square frames (C16), a C16 oak-framed window,
2 Victorian windows. Tile roof, with catslide above the aisle and two dormers
(to light the former gallery); square western bell turret. Aisleless nave and
chancel, narrow C16 south aisle of three bays, south porch, north vestry. the
interior has much medieval plasterwork, with wall paintings, mainly patterning
of walls with rosettes in squares, several consecration crosses, a St Christopher
(north wall) and a seated lady, and fragmentary remains of the Martyrdom of
St Thomas a Becket. The bell turret is supported on three massive posts, and
two similar posts separate the narrow aisle from the nave. Jacobean woodwork
is used to panel the chancel, and there are Jacobean communion rails, and a
panelled pulpit with a tester. Piscina, stoup; Victorian font. One wall
monument of 1776. The C14 porch is timber-framed, with arch braced opening, and
Listing NGR: SU3039720249
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Source: English Heritage
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