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Description: St Margaret's Church
Date Listed: 25 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229494
OS Grid Reference: TG2265708812
OS Grid Coordinates: 622657, 308812
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6314, 1.2888
TG 2208 NE ST. BENEDICT'S STREET
25.2.54 St. Margaret's Church
Former parish church, now redundant and used as gymnasium. C14 and C15.
Flint with stone and brick dressings. Slate roof. West tower. Nave and
chancel with south aisle. North and south porches. Rood-stair turret on
north side. C19 vestry north of chancel. 4-stage tower with diagonal
buttresses to first three stages. C20 west door and window. Square sound
holes and 2-light belfry windows with decorated tracery. Crenellated
parapet. 2-storey south porch at west end of aisle with attached shafts and
2-centre arch with carved spandrels to outer door. Central statue niche
with flanking square-headed windows at first floor. Simple tierceron-vault
inside. 2 4-light perpendicular windows with 4-centre arches to aisle.
2-bay chancel with 3-light windows having cusped intersecting tracery and
4-centre arches. 3-light C19 east window. Octagonal arcade piers having
concave sides and 4-centre arches. Tower and chancel arches. Shallow pitch
single butt-purlin roof with curved braces springing from wall-posts supported
on corbels. The south aisle roof has wheel tracery spandrels.
Listing NGR: TG2265708812
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Source: English Heritage
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