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St Margaret's Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6314 / 52°37'52"N

Longitude: 1.2888 / 1°17'19"E

OS Eastings: 622657

OS Northings: 308812

OS Grid: TG226088

Mapcode National: GBR W88.1T

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.R4W2

Entry Name: St Margaret's Church

Listing Date: 25 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229494

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR2

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 2208 NE ST. BENEDICT'S STREET
(north side)
15/722
25.2.54 St. Margaret's Church
GV I
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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