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Church of St Maragret

A Grade I Listed Building in Wellow, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.9822 / 50°58'55"N

Longitude: -1.5699 / 1°34'11"W

OS Eastings: 430286

OS Northings: 120397

OS Grid: SU302203

Mapcode National: GBR 640.CX8

Mapcode Global: FRA 76LJ.462

Entry Name: Church of St Maragret

Listing Date: 29 May 1957

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 141249

Location: Wellow, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO51

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Wellow

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: East with West Wellow St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 32 SW
2/27 Church of St Margaret


Parish church. Early and late C13 chancel and nave, some C14 details, C16 south
aisle, C19 vestry, C20 minor changes. Walls of mixed flint and stone with stone
dressings; buttress to the west wall, lancets (triple to the east window),
triple cusped lights within square frames (C16), a C16 oak-framed window,
2 Victorian windows. Tile roof, with catslide above the aisle and two dormers
(to light the former gallery); square western bell turret. Aisleless nave and
chancel, narrow C16 south aisle of three bays, south porch, north vestry. the
interior has much medieval plasterwork, with wall paintings, mainly patterning
of walls with rosettes in squares, several consecration crosses, a St Christopher
(north wall) and a seated lady, and fragmentary remains of the Martyrdom of
St Thomas a Becket. The bell turret is supported on three massive posts, and
two similar posts separate the narrow aisle from the nave. Jacobean woodwork
is used to panel the chancel, and there are Jacobean communion rails, and a
panelled pulpit with a tester. Piscina, stoup; Victorian font. One wall
monument of 1776. The C14 porch is timber-framed, with arch braced opening, and
cusped bargeboards.

Listing NGR: SU3039720249

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