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Church of St Maragret

A Grade II Listed Building in Pheasey Park Farm, Walsall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5604 / 52°33'37"N

Longitude: -1.9292 / 1°55'45"W

OS Eastings: 404894

OS Northings: 295846

OS Grid: SP048958

Mapcode National: GBR 2SC.S1

Mapcode Global: WHBG2.BWKZ

Entry Name: Church of St Maragret

Listing Date: 31 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219059

Location: Walsall, B43

County: Walsall

Electoral Ward/Division: Pheasey Park Farm

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Great Barr St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WALSALL MB CHAPEL LANE
SP 09 NW
Great Barr
7/23 Church of St Margaret
11.08.51
II
Church. 1862 by Griffin. Brick tower of 1677 with C18 spire, encased in
sandstone in 1893. Limestone rubble with red sandstone dressings and tile
roof. Comprises a west tower, nave with north and south aisles under
pitched roofs, lower chancel, and north vestry. Tower has angle buttresses,
a moulded pointed west door with clock face above, and moulded pointed bell
openings of two trefoiled lights. A banded stone spire with lucarnes is
set back behind an embattled parapet with corner pinnacles. Windows have
pointed heads and Geometric tracery. The west windows of the aisles are of
three lights. The south aisle is of five bays separated by buttresses.
The windows are of two lights except for the right-hand one which is of
one light. The left-hand bay is covered by mid-C20 extensions. The north
aisle is of five bays with 2-light windows. The nave has timber dormers.
The east window of the south aisle is of two lights, the chancel window of
three lights, and the north aisle has a round east window. Interior: four-bay
nave arcades have round columns with foliated capitals, and pointed arches
chamfered in two orders. The open roof has arch-braced trusses carried on
carved stone corbels. The pointed chancel arch springs from responds which
are carried on angel corbels. Arches open from the chancel into a north
organ chamber and south chapel. Windows contain glass of late C19 and early
C20 date. Alabaster pulpit designed by Walter Tapper, RA. (Reaney, JS,
The History of the Church of St Margaret, Great Barr, n.d.).


Listing NGR: SP0489495846

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