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Church of St Margaret, Starston

Description: Church of St Margaret

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 December 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226079

OS Grid Reference: TM2349784386
OS Grid Coordinates: 623497, 284386
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4118, 1.2848

Location: Church Hill, Starston, Norfolk IP20 9PF

Locality: Starston
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP20 9PF

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Listing Text

(east side)
Church of St Margaret
TM 28 SW 21/1 7.12.59


Mainly C14 and C15 fabric heavily restored in late C19. Nave with embattled
parapet with flushwork and Perpendicular south windows. West tower with
diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet with flushwork and 2-light bell-openings.
Victorian south porch with C15 doorway, incorporated, with fleurons on the
jambs. North aisle built in 1870 in Perpendicular style. Late Cl9 chancel
with Perpendicular windows and late Cl9 vestry on north side.
Cl9, 3-bay north arcade. Cl5 arch-braced roof with moulded and crenellated
wall-plate. Late Cl9 painted arch-braced chancel roof. C15 font with octagonal
bowl with alternating shields and roses in sides and 4 lions against stem.
Monuments: Bartholemew Cotton 1613 tablet with kneeling effigy. Robert Ferrier
1767, tablet with putto heads at the foot. Built of flint rubble with stone
dressings, and with lead-clad and slate roofs.

Listing NGR: TM2349784386

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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