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Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade I Listed Building in East Ham South, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5222 / 51°31'20"N

Longitude: 0.0588 / 0°3'31"E

OS Eastings: 542929

OS Northings: 182378

OS Grid: TQ429823

Mapcode National: GBR NG.TRB

Mapcode Global: VHHNB.YZYY

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 21 October 1982

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204948

Location: Newham, London, E6

County: London

District: Newham

Electoral Ward/Division: East Ham South

Built-Up Area: Newham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: East Ham, Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TQ 48 SW HIGH STREET SOUTH
4/23 (East side)
EAST HAM E6

21.10.82 Church of St Mary
Magdalene

- I

12th century church comprising simple west tower, nave and apsidel-ended chancel.
No clerestory. Walls of coursed rubblestone with some flint and tiled roofs. Tower
early 16th century. Apse and chancel roofs lower than that of nave. Two flat
pilaster buttresses. Three round headed single-light windows to apse. Apse separated
from chancel by 12th century round arch. Chancel north wall has 12th century round-
arched window, and interlinked arching inside (mostly missing to south). To south
side a C16 to C18th 3-light window. No arch between nave and chancel. Restored
C12 doorway to south wall of nave, with two double light 'Y' traceried windows (1844-
5) two similar windows to north wall, round headed lancet. Low buttressed brick
tower, to west end, 3 stages, undivided externally; battlemented west porch, C12
doorway within. Good fittings include C13 piscina, C13 wall painting to apse, C17
font, and good C17-C18 monuments.


Listing NGR: TQ4292982378

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