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Church of St Margaret

A Grade I Listed Building in Somerton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1457 / 52°8'44"N

Longitude: 0.6451 / 0°38'42"E

OS Eastings: 581086

OS Northings: 253015

OS Grid: TL810530

Mapcode National: GBR QG2.FXT

Mapcode Global: VHJH7.4BFF

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 23 March 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278525

Location: Somerton, Babergh, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Somerton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Somerton

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/02/2015

TL 85 SW 3/781

Church of St Margaret

(Formerly listed as Church of All Saints)



A small C13 flint church with a blocked Norman north doorway with 1 order of shafts with scalloped heads. The west tower has diagonal buttresses and a castellated parapet with flint and stone chequer work. The chancel and chancel chapel are early C14. The east window is perpendicular, with early C14 shafting on the inside. There is a shafted squint. The interior has a fine octagonal Jacobean pulpit with ornamented panels, and a Jacobean or early Stuart communion rail. The C15 octagonal font is carved with rose and shields. Graded for its architectural and historical interest.

Listing NGR: TL8108653015

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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