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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

List entry Number: 1074072

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, CHURCH GATE

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

County District District Type Parish
City of LeicesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Jan-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188606

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

In the entry for; LEICESTER CHURCH GATE SK 5805 (east side) 4/27 CHURCH OF ST MARGARET 5.1.50 B the grade shall be amended to read; I

------------------------------------ CHURCH GATE 1. 5304 (East Side) SK 5805 4/27 5.1.50 St Margaret's Church B 2. Mainly C15. Section of possibly Anglo-Saxon wall under church. Transept responds of circa 1200. South arcade, chancel arch (rebuilt 1860) and south doorway late C13. North arcade circa 1300. Substantially Perpendicular dating from 1444 with fine large west tower with panelled battlements, pinnacles and stair-turret and tierceron vault inside; the clerestory, north and south aisles, south porch with panelled front, fan-vault inside porch and fireplace in chamber above, and chancel. C15 octagonal font. Stained glass by Thomas Willement in 1840's, and by Wailes in 1864. Hinges of north door C13. Monuments: 1520 Bishop Penny, 1444 William Barbour and Wife. Tower contains fine peal of bells. Restored by Scott in 1860's and by Street in 1881. Many good C18 and C19 slate headstones in churchyard.



Listing NGR: SK5854205087

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National Grid Reference: SK 58542 05087

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