CHURCH OF SAINT MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1364966
Date first listed:
11-Apr-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT MARGARET, WHITNASH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT MARGARET, WHITNASH ROAD

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Warwick (District Authority)
Parish:
Whitnash
National Grid Reference:
SP 32795 63712

Details

WHITNASH Whitnash Road (east side) 16/365 Church of Saint Margaret 11.4.67

GV II

Parish church. Except for late C15 west tower, the church was rebuilt by Sir G G Scott in the C19; chancel 1855, south aisle and south porch 1867, nave (after his death) in 1880. Sandstone tower of two stages with moulded plinth, embattled parapet and diagonal buttresses. West doorway with four-centred head; immedia- tely above is window of three-trefoil lights. Rest of church is of brickwork faced with ashlar. Steep pitched tiled roof of trussed rafters. Tracery windows of trefoil lights except for lancets to north and south side of chancel. Entrances to porch and south aisle have arches of two continuous orders on moulded capitals and bases with red sandstone shafts. Interior: Richly carved arcade and chancel arch capitals, pulpit and font dated 1848 and relief carving around the altar, all by Agnes Bonham. Piscina and sedilia with cinquefoil heads and hood-moulds on south side chancel. Carving done by Miss Agnes Bonham. Monuments: Fixed to south wall chancel is a brass 24" high with two figures in civilian costume of c.1500 assigned to Benedict Medley (d.1503) and his wife. On north wall, an incised brass of a cleric holding a chalice with a paten assigned to Richard Bennet, M.A., Rector, died 1531. Victorian pulpit on south side chancel arch, with carved trefoil panels, coloured marble shafts, and an octagonal stem of coloured marble shafts with carved capitals. Victorian font to west of south door (dated 1848). Stained glass by Hollard (east window) and Alfred Bell (later of Clayton and Bell) 1856 in north window of chancel.



Listing NGR: SP3279563712

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
308240
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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