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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II Listed Building in Swinton, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4891 / 53°29'20"N

Longitude: -1.3201 / 1°19'12"W

OS Eastings: 445210

OS Northings: 399367

OS Grid: SK452993

Mapcode National: GBR MX72.0Z

Mapcode Global: WHDD5.PKLK

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335534

Location: Rotherham, S64

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Swinton

Built-Up Area: Wath upon Dearne

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Swinton St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK49NE SWINTON CHURCH STREET
(north side, off)

6/25 Church of St. Margaret


GV II


Church. Tower 1817; the rest rebuilt 1899 by E. Isle Hubbard following
a fire of 1897. Ashlar-sandstone tower; otherwise coursed, squared
sandstone with red tile roofs. 3-stage west tower; 6-bay aisled nave
with additional bay overlapping tower; lower 2-bay chancel with north
chapel and gabled, 2-storey, vestry projection to south. Gothic revival
style. Tower: offset angle buttresses rise as pinnacles above embattled
parapet. String course at each stage. Pointed arch to west door;
intersecting glazing bars to overlight; pointed hoodmould beneath flat-
headed hoodmould. 2-light window to 2nd stage with Y-tracery. Similar
2-light belfry openings with louvres, inset clockfaces and hoodmoulds.
Nave: offset buttresses between aisle bays. Aisles and clerestorey have
coupled, pointed windows with shared hoodmoulds; floral- and head-carved
hoodstops. Moulded kneelers and gable copings with cross. Chancel in
same style. Vestry with priest door to left of 3-light window; stepped
3-light window over. East window of 5 stepped lights.

Interior: beneath tower: 2 panelled doors in reeded architraves; date
plaque records rebuilding. Nave: circular piers and moulded capitals
to double-chamfered arcades; hoodmoulds spring from carved corbels from
which attached columns rise to corbels of hammer-beam trusses. Aisle
windows have central colonnettes to cusped-headed inner lights. 4-bay
blind-arcaded panel over tower door. Tall, double-chamfered chancel arch,
2-bay arcade to north chapel.


Listing NGR: SK4521099367

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