CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, WESTMINSTER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1226286

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1958

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, WESTMINSTER, PARLIAMENT SQUARE SW1

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, WESTMINSTER, ST MARGARET STREET SW1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, WESTMINSTER, PARLIAMENT SQUARE SW1

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, WESTMINSTER, ST MARGARET STREET SW1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 30124 79547

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History

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Details

TQ 3079 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER PARLIAMENT SQUARE, SW1 92/54 (south side) 24.2.58 Church of St Margaret, Westminster G.V. I Parish church. Cll/C12 foundation, rebuilt early C16: c1504 the nave and aisles, with west tower begun 1515, chancel c1518; by the Westminster Abbey masons Robert Stowell and Henry Redman. Extensive C18 and C19 restoration: most of tower rebuilt 1735-37 by John James; 1778 south east vestry; west porch by J L Pearson; projecting east end of chancel 1905 by G G Scott. Portland stone refacing and renewed tracery. Late Perpendicular. Crenellated parapets to aisles; tall clerestory with plain parapets. Polygonal buttressed tower with large framed Perpendicular bell openings, quatrefoil frieze and panelled battlements. Inside the nave and chancel are not separated but a single 8 bay vessel, slender shafted piers to 2-centred arcade with traceried spandrels, clerestory over. East window has fine Gothic-Renaissance transitional Flemish stained glass, probably part of Katharine of Aragon's dowry and intended for Henry VII's Chapel; West window 1882 by Clayton and Bell; south aisle west window 1882 by Henry Holiday; north aisle: west window 1888 by Clayton and Bell, 2 north windows 1888 and 1891 by Edward Frampton; 1966 abstract glass by John Piper. Good collection of monuments.

Listing NGR: TQ3012079545

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