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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

List entry Number: 1374813

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, ST MARGARET'S GREEN

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

County District District Type Parish
SuffolkIpswichDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 275560

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642/2/159 ST MARGARET'S GREEN 19-DEC-51 (North side) CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

GV I

An early C15 flint Church with stone dressings. The finest Church of its date in the Borough. It stands to the north of St Margaret's Green in a commanding position set back in a large churchyard. At the south boundary, part of the original C16 brick wall extends in front of the churchyard in Soane Street (for its description see SOANE STREET). The fine battlemented west tower has ornamental flush work panelling in the upper stage and a C18 octagonal faced clock, dated 1737, framed by pilasters and a pediment. The battlemented south porch has 3 niches above the arched entrance. There is a fine 5 bay nave with 10 clerestorey windows, with an unusual parapet of crowstepped battlements with pinnacles. The aisle windows are Decorated and the south transept is flanked by octagonal turrets with stone spires. The interior has a fine C15 double hammer beam roof, a C15 font carved with angles and C16 tombs to Edmund Withipoll (1575) builder of Christchurch Mansion and Sir William Roskin (1512).

Church of St Margaret forms a group with Nos 10, 12, Nos 26 to 30 (even). Nos 21 and 23 and Nos 2 to 6 (even) Bolton Lane.



Listing NGR: TM1662844855

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National Grid Reference: TM 16628 44855

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