CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1030442
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, MAIN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, MAIN ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Suffolk
District:
East Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Linstead Parva
National Grid Reference:
TM3373177729

Details

TM 37 NW LINSTEAD PARVA MAIN ROAD

2/111 Church of St. Margaret 7.12.66 - I

Parish church. Medieval, restored 1891 and 1894. Nave, chancel, south porch and north vestry. Flint and stone rubble, with remains of old plasterwork; stone dressings; plaintiled roofs. C13 nave, partly rebuilt and heightened early C16 in red brick. At the west end is a lancet window with flanking trefoil-headed statue niches, now empty. Early C16 2-light brick windows, 2 to the south and one to the north. C13 south doorway. Porch added 1894. At the west end of the nave roof is a weatherboarded bell turret. C13 chancel: to the south there is a broad lancet window, an original Priest's doorway and a 2-light C15 window; good original 2-light east window with Y tracery, shafted internally; one narrow C13 lancet window to the north. C15 arched- braced nave roof of 5 bays with moulded and crenellated wallplate and bracing between the wallposts. The rood beam is still in position, with stud and plasterwork above. The chancel roof is plastered over. C15 carved octagonal font with 4 lions against the stem. Good set of 18 poppyhead bench ends in nave, 2 with carved armrests: some are said to have come from the now- demolished Linstead Magna church. Simple pointed-arch piscina in south sanctuary. Graded I for intact medieval fabric.

Listing NGR: TM3373177729

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
286130
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14532/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Durrant. Source Historic England Archive
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