Church of St Margaret


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Statutory Address:
St Margaret's Way, Leicester


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Statutory Address:
St Margaret's Way, Leicester

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

City of Leicester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 58542 05087


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/01/2016

SK 5805 4/27 5304

ST MARGARET'S WAY Church of St Margaret

(Formerly listed under CHURCH GATE (East Side))


I Mainly C15. Section of possibly Anglo-Saxon wall under church. Transept responds of circa 1200. South arcade, chancel arch (rebuilt 1860) and south doorway late C13. North arcade circa 1300. Substantially Perpendicular dating from 1444 with fine large west tower with panelled battlements, pinnacles and stair-turret and tierceron vault inside; the clerestory, north and south aisles, south porch with panelled front, fan-vault inside porch and fireplace in chamber above, and chancel. C15 octagonal font. Stained glass by Thomas Willement in 1840s, and by Wailes in 1864. Hinges of north door C13.

Monuments: 1520 Bishop Penny, 1444 William Barbour and Wife. Tower contains fine peal of bells. Restored by Scott in 1860s and by Street in 1881. Many good C18 and C19 slate headstones in churchyard.

Listing NGR: SK5854205087


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

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Date: 07 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03056/33
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