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Church of St Margaret, Lewisham

Description: Church of St Margaret

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 August 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 203329

OS Grid Reference: TQ3909275658
OS Grid Coordinates: 539092, 175658
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4628, 0.0009

Location: Lee Terrace, Lewisham, Greater London SE3 9TF

Locality: Lewisham
Local Authority: Lewisham Borough Council
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE3 9TF

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

LEE TERRACE SE3
1.
4424 (South side)
Church of St Margaret

TQ 3975 15/L6 30.8.54

B

the Grade shall be amended to read Grade II*(star).

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LEE TERRACE SE3
1.
4424 (South Side)
Church of St Margaret

TQ 3975 15/L6 30.8.54.

B
2.
1839-41 by John Brown of Norwich, replacing a Church on the site by
Joseph Gwilt, 1813-14, which collapsed. Only the bottom of the tower
of the older structure remains. Church restored and enlarged by James
Brooks 1876, who added chancel and aisles, porches, and new roof.
Nave, aisles, West tower, North and South porches, chancel and aisles.
C13 style. Paired lancet windows with nook shafts and hoodmoulds.
Corbelled cornice and parapet with tall octagonal pinnacles. Square tower
has tall lower stage, clock faces under gables above, octagonal bell drum
with cusped lancets under crocketed hoods; and plain spire above. Roman
cement with freestone dressings and spire.
Inside 5-bay nave and aisles of almost equal width, tall arcades, wood rib
vaults. Wrought iron screens to chancel and chancel aisles. Marble lined
sanctuary and Lady Chapel. 2 small Cl6 brasses with female figures.



Listing NGR: TQ3909275658

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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