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Description: Church of St Margaret
Date Listed: 25 September 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 228659
OS Grid Reference: TG3931012168
OS Grid Coordinates: 639310, 312168
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6544, 1.5368
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UPTON WITH FISHLEY CHURCH ROAD
TG 31 SE
1/82 Church of St.
Parish church. C14 and C15 restored 1885 by A.S.Hewitt; tower restored 1928-
9. Flint and brick with limestone dressings. Nave and south porch roofs slated,
chancel and aisles lead. West tower, nave, chancel, north and south aisles
south porch. Plain square west tower, rebuilt 1928, with short pilaster
buttresses to first stage only. Louvred two-light bell openings with arched
transom and'Y' tracery Honeycomb brick sound openings on north and south.
West window in brick surround with brick-headed lancet above. South porch
with gable cross. Stooled niche with restored head above doorway. 2-light
east and west windows. North and south windows 3-light Perpendicular with
staged buttresses dividing bays. Arches with brick and flint voussoirs. Four-
bay clerestorey to nave with 2-light windows with square heads and labels.
East window of south aisle flanked by wall monument to John Cater +1781.
Priest's door in south wall of chancel. Five light Perpendicular east window.
Walling of north aisle contains brick and limestone blocks, some worked and
re-used. Nave roof has castellated tie beams with arch-braces onto wall posts.
Arch-braced principal rafters. Alternate wall posts cut to accommodate
clerestorey. Four-bay arcades : piers with four shafts with fillet between;
arches with filleted hollow camfer. Painted consecration cross on north side
of chancel arch. C15 screen base with eight painted figure panels and remains
of inscription on middle rail. Piscina with traceried heads in north and
south aisles. Painted consecration cross in south aisle. A re-used Romanesque
capital in stoup by south door. Fine C14 octagonal font set on a stepped
podium, the upper level having a quatrefoil frieze with lions carved at the
corners. The stem carved with eight figures, the bowl with angels and the
signs of the Evangelists.
Listing NGR: TG3931012168
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Source: English Heritage
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