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Waveney (District Authority)
St. Margaret, Ilketshall
National Grid Reference:
TM 34978 85242


ILKETSHALL ST. MARGARET LOW STREET TM 38 NW 1/37 Church of St. Margaret 1.9.53 GV I Parish church. C12 and later. Nave, chancel, south porch and round west tower. In rubble flint, with an admixture of carr stone and septaria; the flint is partly coursed in the tower, and the walls of the nave and chancel are partly covered with old render. Slate roofs: the chancel roof is higher than the nave. Freestone dressings, but the angles of the building are formed without stone quoins; brick diagonal buttresses to east end. Round tower in 3 stages, with the original Norman slit windows to the middle stage and 2-light C14 windows with flowing tracery to the top stage; crenellated parapet; stair turret on the north side. 2 2-light windows with flowing tracery to the south side of nave and one on the north; Y-tracery windows to chancel and a 3-light east window with intersecting tracery. Blocked north door, with a round C19 window with trefoil cusping above. Priest's door to south of chancel with a cinquefoil-headed ornamental panel above, possible C18 Gothick. Porch with remains of flushwork panels; diagonal buttresses; open timber roof with embattled cornice. C13 south doorway with pointed arch arid continuous moulding. Simple interior: benches, pulpit and chancel fittings of 1854. C15 octagonal font; 4-sided moulded shaft; low octagonal base. The bowl is supported by winged angel heads and has panels with blank shields alternating with flowers and leaves; flat-topped Jacobean cover. Below the south-east window of the nave, a piscina with shelf: the cusped head is similar to that over the priest's door. Arms of George II d.1749 above the tower arch. The nave roof, in 3 bays, is plastered apart from the arch-braced trusses and moulded cornice. There is no chancel arch. Good late C17 altar rails with turned balusters. Boarded and painted chancel roof.

Listing NGR: TM3497885242


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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: 10 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14144/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Norman H Sumter. Source Historic England Archive
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