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Latitude: 51.5489 / 51°32'55"N
Longitude: 0.6439 / 0°38'37"E
OS Eastings: 583408
OS Northings: 186641
OS Grid: TQ834866
Mapcode National: GBR Y1F.SG
Mapcode Global: VHJL4.3BRH
Entry Name: Church of St Mary of Antioch
Listing Date: 24 October 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1268406
English Heritage Legacy ID: 461872
Location: Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, SS9
Civil Parish: Leigh-on-Sea
Built-Up Area: Southend-on-Sea
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Leigh-on-Sea St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
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840/1/10012 Church of St Margaret
Church. Early Italian Pomanesque style with basilica plan. Concrete, roughcast rendered, brick bands and dressings. Clay pantiles to nave, aisle roofs leaded. 5-bay nave, 2-bay apsed chancel, south chapel, north and south aisles, small north chapel, vestries to south. The detached Campanile to south west is separately reconunended- East end, high single-light round headed window with square leaded lights to north chapel, apse with 3 similar windows, south chapel with Venctian window with leaded lights as before. South aisle has a range of 4 round-headed windows with tile arches, above projecting single storey vestries flanking a central door. Clerestorey with range of 4 lunette windows. West end symmetrical with a central entrance, a brick arch over double doors with statue of patron saint over. Oculus above, with tile surround. Aisles slightly recessed each with round arched window ffiazed as before and a small round headed window with square headed light. North aisle with range of 4 round arched windows detailed as before and a central door under round arch. INTERIOR: Open kingpost roof of 13 bays, painted roof boarding, Tuscan nave colonnades and moulded comice. West organ gallery with later glazed screen below. Font base of black marble and elaborate wooden cover. Chancel slightly re-ordered with central altar of 1986, but circular floor in keeping with original conception. [Pevsner, Buildings of England: Essex, 2nd Edn; p.353.1]
Listing NGR: TQ8340886641
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