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Church of St Margaret

A Grade I Listed Building in Linstead Parva, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3478 / 52°20'51"N

Longitude: 1.4303 / 1°25'49"E

OS Eastings: 633731

OS Northings: 277729

OS Grid: TM337777

Mapcode National: GBR WM7.VTV

Mapcode Global: VHM71.R801

Plus Code: 9F438CXJ+44

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030442

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286130

Location: Linstead Parva, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP19

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

Civil Parish: Linstead Parva

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Linstead Parva St Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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2/111 Church of St. Margaret
- I

Parish church. Medieval, restored 1891 and 1894. Nave, chancel, south porch
and north vestry. Flint and stone rubble, with remains of old plasterwork;
stone dressings; plaintiled roofs. C13 nave, partly rebuilt and heightened
early C16 in red brick. At the west end is a lancet window with flanking
trefoil-headed statue niches, now empty. Early C16 2-light brick windows, 2
to the south and one to the north. C13 south doorway. Porch added 1894. At
the west end of the nave roof is a weatherboarded bell turret. C13 chancel:
to the south there is a broad lancet window, an original Priest's doorway and
a 2-light C15 window; good original 2-light east window with Y tracery,
shafted internally; one narrow C13 lancet window to the north. C15 arched-
braced nave roof of 5 bays with moulded and crenellated wallplate and bracing
between the wallposts. The rood beam is still in position, with stud and
plasterwork above. The chancel roof is plastered over. C15 carved octagonal
font with 4 lions against the stem. Good set of 18 poppyhead bench ends in
nave, 2 with carved armrests: some are said to have come from the now-
demolished Linstead Magna church. Simple pointed-arch piscina in south
sanctuary. Graded I for intact medieval fabric.

Listing NGR: TM3373177729

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