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Church of St Mary Magdalene, Newham

Description: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 October 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 204948

OS Grid Reference: TQ4292982378
OS Grid Coordinates: 542929, 182378
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5222, 0.0588

Location: High St S, East Ham, Greater London E6 3PG

Locality: Newham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E6 3PG

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Listing Text

4/23 (East side)

21.10.82 Church of St Mary

- I

12th century church comprising simple west tower, nave and apsidel-ended chancel.
No clerestory. Walls of coursed rubblestone with some flint and tiled roofs. Tower
early 16th century. Apse and chancel roofs lower than that of nave. Two flat
pilaster buttresses. Three round headed single-light windows to apse. Apse separated
from chancel by 12th century round arch. Chancel north wall has 12th century round-
arched window, and interlinked arching inside (mostly missing to south). To south
side a C16 to C18th 3-light window. No arch between nave and chancel. Restored
C12 doorway to south wall of nave, with two double light 'Y' traceried windows (1844-
5) two similar windows to north wall, round headed lancet. Low buttressed brick
tower, to west end, 3 stages, undivided externally; battlemented west porch, C12
doorway within. Good fittings include C13 piscina, C13 wall painting to apse, C17
font, and good C17-C18 monuments.

Listing NGR: TQ4292982378

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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