CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1185393
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Stratton St. Margaret
National Grid Reference:
SU 17956 87095

Details

1. 5410 STRATTON ST MARGARET CHURCH STREET Church of St Margaret SU 18 NE 8/455 26.1.55

I

2. C13. Four bay aisled nave with concealed clerestory and with low 2 stage C19 west tower. Three bay chancel with vestries on north side. Rubble with stone tile roof. Several early C14 cusped headed 2 light windows, some copies. Plain round headed doorway to north with impost bands, looks C12 but is probably C17. Projecting gabled south porch with small stair to west and waggon roof with ridge rib. C13 interior. Round piers with wide moulded imposts carved with dog-tooth, pointed double chamfer arcades. Two light clerestory windows, 2 to south, 3 to north. Three light reticulated east window. Trefoil rere-arches on north side, depressed pointed rere-arches to south. South aisle chapel has trefoil piscina and trefoil headed squint (probably C19 restoration). Two cusped ogee headed tomb niches on north side with palm trees forming crockets and flanking crocketted pinnacles (wall thickened to outside). False hammerbeam chancel roof. Moulded and panelled'nave roof. C17 memorial to south-west to Katharine Hedges died 1649: marble with swagged aides and segment moulded cap, carved cartouche over; baroque style. Two hatchments. The graveyard is well stocked to south, note especially numerous C18 headstones with relief carvings and a number of chest tombs.

Listing NGR: SU1795487097

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
318553
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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Date: 29 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04341/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Robert Slade. Source Historic England Archive
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