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National Grid Reference:
TG 38167 04140


CANTLEY CHURCH ROAD TG 30 SE 6/23 Church of St. Margaret. 25-9-62 II* Parish church, medieval, restored c.1867. Built of flint with stone dressings, lead and slate roofs. West tower, nave, south porch, south transeptal chapel, north vestry and chancel. 2 stage tower. 2-light west window with cusped 'Y' tracery. 2-light belfry openings with 'Y' tracery infilled with a lattice of medieval bricks. Putlog holes blocked with brick and stone fragments. Brick parapet. South porch with diagonal buttresses and Perpendicular entrance with half shafts. 4 bay nave with door and 3 windows to north and 2 windows and door to south. Set back buttresses with flushwork on face. South door Perpendicular, with heraldry in spandrel oculi, and oak leaf label stops. 3-light Perpendicular windows with tracery and stilted 4 centred arches. C19 stone moulded eaves and parapet gable. South transeptal chapel with diagonal buttresses. 3-light Perpendicular south window with rectangular head and hood mould. Blocked single light window with 4 centred brick arch and saddle bars, in gable above. Blocked door to west, C19 3-light window to east. Brick parapet gable. Lean-to north vestry with diagonal buttresses and C19 'Y' traceried east window. 2 bay chancel with diagonal buttresses. C15 2 and 3-light windows to north. Central priest's door, formed from re-set Norman arch with chevron decoration, flanked by 2, 3-light Perpendicular windows with tracery and stilted 4 centred arches. C19 3-light Perpendicular style east window. C19 moulded stone eaves and parapet gables. Interior mainly C19. Perpendicular tower arch with half shafts. Perpendicular chancel arch with half shafts. Piscina in south transept, dropped sill sedilia and piscina in chancel. Inscribed brass to Frances Gaudye, died 1637, Simon Kidbull died 1735 and Jonathan Layton died 1801.

Listing NGR: TG3816704140


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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: 29 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01066/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr W.E. Butland. Source Historic England Archive
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