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Description: Parish Church of St Margaret
Date Listed: 28 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 198237
OS Grid Reference: TQ4406583891
OS Grid Coordinates: 544065, 183891
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5355, 0.0758
There is also a scheduled monument, Barking Abbey, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
Parish Church of
TQ 48 SW 5/3 28.5.54
C13 and later, mainly C15. Complex history. Flint and ragstone rubble walls.
Reigate stone ashlar tower. Crenellated 3 stage western tower with taller
stair turret dating from mid-C15. Chancel-C13 with later nave and aisles utilising earlier C12 columns. Fine mediaeval roofs to nave and north aisle. Plaster ceiling of 1772 to chancel. Outer north aisle and chapel added in stages in C16 using debris from destroyed Abbey.
Outstanding series of monuments and fittings including early C17 octagonal
moulded font, good brasses, late C16 funeral helm and early C19 seating incorporating C18 woodwork.
Listing NGR: TQ4406783887
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Source: English Heritage
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