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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.


List entry Number: 1383593



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Abdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484025

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SO58NE Church of St Margaret 482-1/1/2 12/11/54


Church. C14 rebuilt 1731. Stone rubble with ashlar dressing. Plain-tile roof with bargeboarded verge. PLAN: chancel and nave with bellcote and south porch. EXTERIOR: single-bay chancel. Restored east window in Decorated style of 2 cusped lancets with mouchettes under hoodmould with headstops. South wall with Decorated window of 2 cusped lancets with trefoil. 3-bay nave. North side with 3 paired lancets in Early English style. South side with similar paired lancets flanking south door. Doorway with ovolo-moulded 2-centred arch. South porch: restored roof with twin vertical strut truss with cambered tie beam, and slots in principals for single trenched purlin, set on porch walls. Bellcote: 2 arched bell openings under ashlar coped canopy. INTERIOR: chancel with single-bay single-purlin roof with swept wind braces on lower tier. West truss of twin raking struts with cambered tie beam. Nave: 3-bay double-purlin roof with 3 trusses and straight wind braces on lower 2 tiers. East truss abuts truss in chancel and has straight tie beam, king-post with 4 raking struts each side, 4 posts under tie beam forming tripartite chancel entrance. 2 arch-braced collar trusses. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire: Harmondsworth, Middlesex: 1958-: 47).

Listing NGR: SO5753786605

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 47

National Grid Reference: SO 57537 86605


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