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Church of St Margaret, High Halstow

Description: Church of St Margaret

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 172899

OS Grid Reference: TQ7797675278
OS Grid Coordinates: 577976, 175278
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4485, 0.5599

Location: Forge Lane, High Halstow, Medway ME3 8SE

Locality: High Halstow
County: Medway
Country: England
Postcode: ME3 8SE

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Listing Text

HIGH HALSTOW CP COOLING ROAD
TQ 77 NE
2/62 North side
21.1.66
Church of St Margaret
GV I

Parish church. C13, enlarged late C15 with west tower rebuilt in C18.
Flint ragstone with lead roof over nave. West tower, nave with south
porch and lean-to south aisle continued as chapel almost to east end,
north aisle and chancel. West tower of ragstone with red brick plinth,
buttresses, quoins and parapets. Clerestoried nave. Chancel with east
window renewed in C19. Interior: 3 bay nave arcades of C13 with round
piers, two hollow chamfers on arches and finely undercut caps and bases.
Perpendicular tower arch. North chapel arch from chancel,hardly
chamfered and with angle-shafts with moulded bases and caps. South
chapel arch pointed but unchamfered with almost Romanesque capitals and
shafts to south east respond. C15 chancel arch. Piscina in chancel.
Fittings: early C13 font with plain square bowl on corner shafts and
central stem. C17 altar table.



Listing NGR: TQ7734375376

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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