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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II* Listed Building in Seething, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.53 / 52°31'47"N

Longitude: 1.4186 / 1°25'6"E

OS Eastings: 631974

OS Northings: 297947

OS Grid: TM319979

Mapcode National: GBR WK2.CH7

Mapcode Global: VHM62.JNTW

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 5 September 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227397

Location: Seething, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Seething

Built-Up Area: Seething

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Mundham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


TM 39 NW SEETHING THE GREEN

3/50 Church of St.Margaret
5.9.60
*
- II

Parish church. Medieval. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Thatched
and slate roofs. Cll west tower, nave, C19 vestry and south porch, C13
chancel. Round tower; west window of 2 cusped lights. Stone-dressed
round-headed slit lights to west, south and north of ringing-chamber.
Tower probably raised; 4 brick-dressed openings to belfry; rebuilt section
of C18 brick; brick parapet; small lead-covered spire. Buttressed nave,
the gable wall to west rebuilt in gault brick. To south, 2 3-light
windows, restored, under 4-centred arches with panel tracery having
embattled demi-transoms; hood moulds. Vestry to north nave with post-
medieval window to west; restored cusped Y-tracery window and restored
window with 2 ogee lights. Unbuttressed chancel with 2 restored cusped
Y-tracery windows to south; to north one lancet window. C19 east window
of 3 lights. Porch rebuilt in C19 with re-used arch-braced roof.
Continuously moulded nave doorway with 2 orders of wave moulding, deeply
undercut to form a fillet in the arch. Medieval door. Interior. Round
tower arch with imposts. Nave roof covered. Wall paintings on north
and south walls. Remains of rood stair with doorjambs bearing traces
of paint. Lower panels of screen with painted flowers, upper parts C19.
Polygonal shafts to chancel arch. Cusped piscina and drop-sill sedilia.
Boarded roof to chancel. Small amount of medieval glass. 7 sacrament
font, its 'reparation' mentioned in will of 1473.


Listing NGR: TM3197497947

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