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Church of St Maragaret

A Grade I Listed Building in St. Margaret, Ilketshall, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4147 / 52°24'52"N

Longitude: 1.4538 / 1°27'13"E

OS Eastings: 634978

OS Northings: 285242

OS Grid: TM349852

Mapcode National: GBR XMT.ND4

Mapcode Global: VHM6P.4KYS

Entry Name: Church of St Maragaret

Listing Date: 27 August 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282254

Location: St. Margaret, Ilketshall, Waveney, Suffolk, NR35

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: St. Margaret, Ilketshall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ilketshall St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

ILKETSHALL ST. MARGARET LOW STREET
TM 38 NW
1/37
Church of St. Margaret
1.9.53
GV I

Parish church. C12 and later. Nave, chancel, south porch and round west tower.
In rubble flint, with an admixture of carr stone and septaria; the flint is
partly coursed in the tower, and the walls of the nave and chancel are partly
covered with old render. Slate roofs: the chancel roof is higher than the
nave. Freestone dressings, but the angles of the building are formed without
stone quoins; brick diagonal buttresses to east end. Round tower in 3 stages,
with the original Norman slit windows to the middle stage and 2-light C14
windows with flowing tracery to the top stage; crenellated parapet; stair
turret on the north side. 2 2-light windows with flowing tracery to the south
side of nave and one on the north; Y-tracery windows to chancel and a 3-light
east window with intersecting tracery. Blocked north door, with a round C19
window with trefoil cusping above. Priest's door to south of chancel with a
cinquefoil-headed ornamental panel above, possible C18 Gothick. Porch with
remains of flushwork panels; diagonal buttresses; open timber roof with
embattled cornice. C13 south doorway with pointed arch arid continuous
moulding. Simple interior: benches, pulpit and chancel fittings of 1854.
C15 octagonal font; 4-sided moulded shaft; low octagonal base. The bowl is
supported by winged angel heads and has panels with blank shields alternating
with flowers and leaves; flat-topped Jacobean cover. Below the south-east
window of the nave, a piscina with shelf: the cusped head is similar to that
over the priest's door. Arms of George II d.1749 above the tower arch. The
nave roof, in 3 bays, is plastered apart from the arch-braced trusses and
moulded cornice. There is no chancel arch. Good late C17 altar rails with
turned balusters. Boarded and painted chancel roof.


Listing NGR: TM3497885242

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