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Description: Church of St Margaret
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324100
OS Grid Reference: SD6687568868
OS Grid Coordinates: 366875, 468868
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1146, -2.5082
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BENTHAM STATION ROAD, High Bentham
SD 66 NE
Church of St Margaret
Parish church. 1837 in Lancet style of George Webster (1797-1864), extended
1902. Rockfaced stone, stone dressings, slate roof. Nave, west tower, chancel,
north vestry and south side chapel. Four-bay nave has four 2-light lancet windows
with hoodmoulds and pendant stops; buttresses, embattled parapet. 3 stage tower
contains west entrance with four-centred head, chamfered surround and hoodmould
with carved heads. Middle stage has stepped tripartite window. Two-light to
bell stage with hoodmould and pendant stops. Octagonal angle turrets and embattled
parapet. Two-bay chancel, north vestry and south side chapel all of 1902. Two
2-light windows with trefoil heads to north and south with hoodmoulds. East end
of side chapel has 3-light window with trefoil heads and rose window above.
East window of chancel has 4 lights and trefoil plate tracery. Open king-post
roof with scissor braces.
Listing NGR: SD6687568868
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Source: English Heritage
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