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Description: Church of St Martin
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285018
OS Grid Reference: TM2767037041
OS Grid Coordinates: 627670, 237041
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9851, 1.3142
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TM 23 NE TRIMLEY ST MARTIN HIGH ROAD
(north east side)
2/37 Church of St. Martin
Parish church C14. West tower early C15, North Chapel built by Roger Cavendish
C.1414; chancel rebuilt c.C17; Major restoration took place 1849-50. Vestry
added in 1955 by Munrose Cautley. The tower is in red brick mainly rendered
apart from north face, battlemented parapet and stepped diagonal buttresses.
Nave in random flint and septaria. Chancel and north chapel in red brick,
mainly rendered. Plain tile roofs 2 C19 windows to south wall of nave in
Decorated style; between these windows is the C14 south doorway with moulded
arch which has carved heads at springings and similar at ogee head. 2:5 light
perpendicular windows to north chapel. Inside there is a font with square bowl
resting on 5 pillars, in style of C12. The altar is a Stuart Holy Table with
carved front and legs. On north side of chancel is a piscina niche with some
mediaeval stonework incorporated. Both nave and chancel were re-roofed in mid
C19: the chancel roof is supported on stone corbels depicting angels and
foliage in mediaeval style.
Listing NGR: TM2767037041
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Source: English Heritage
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