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CHURCH OF ST. MARGARET

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ST. MARGARET

List entry Number: 1308751

Location

CHURCH OF ST. MARGARET, MAIN STREET

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Roughton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 195220

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History

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Details

ROUGHTON MAIN STREET TF 26 NW (east side) 10/35 Church of St. Margaret II*

Parish church. C13, C14, C15, C16, C19. Squared greenstone rubble, squared limestone rubble, red brick in English bond, some render, slate roofs. Western tower, nave and chancel. The 2 stage C15 tower is built of squared greenstone rubble to the lower stage, with later C15 brick above, some render and ashlar dressings to the lower stage. It has a brick band below belfry level, a dogtooth cornice, a parapet, battlemented on the western face only with a wide central battlement having a small pediment over. The bell is housed in a wooden case above the tower, which is surmounted by a weather vane. 2 large clasping brick buttresses have been added to the western corners. The western doorway has a 4 centred arched head with shields in the spandrels and a roll moulded and concave surround. Above is a 2 light C15 window with cusped heads to the lights. To the belfry stage are 2 light openings with brick mullions, 4 centred heads to the lights which are set in a chamfered brick surround with hood mould over. The lower part of the nave is in squared limestone rubble, the upper part in later brickwork with dogtooth eaves. The north side is blank save for a blocked round headed doorway. The north side of the chancel is entirely in brick with dogtooth eaves and is blank. The east wall of the chancel has a 3 light C19 window. The south side of the chancel is partly rendered with brick patching and ashlar quoins. There are 2 C13 3 light windows, one with cinquefoil plate tracery, the other with intersecting tracery and a trefoil in the head. There is a pointed priest's doorway. The south side of the nave is in squared limestone rubble with the upper part in brick as north side. A central blocked doorway is flanked by 2 C19 2 light windows. In the tower east wall 2 pitch lines of earlier nave roofs can be seen. Interior. The C15 tower arch has octagonal responds and a single chamfered pointed arch. The chancel arch is pointed but unmoulded. In the chancel is an aumbry with pierced wooden screen. The roofs are C19. Fittings. The C12 circular font has a fine C16 wooden cover. There is a C17 oak chest and a C18 panelled pulpit with later barley twist balusters and Ionic fluted and knopped newel. The chancel brass candelabrum is C18. All other fittings are C19 although the low chancel screen may incorporate some C14 panels and the pew ends are probably C16. At the west end of the nave are 2 commandment boards. Monuments In the chancel is an alabaster wall plaque to Norres Fynes d.1735 and a circular slate plaque to Rev. Arthur Rockcliffe d.1798. In the nave is a marble plaque to Charles Pilkington d.1798.

Listing NGR: TF2415164697

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National Grid Reference: TF 24151 64697

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