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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1033564
English Heritage Legacy ID: 278525
Location: Somerton, Babergh, Suffolk, IP29
Civil Parish: Somerton
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Somerton
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/02/2015
TL 85 SW 3/781
UPPER SOMERTON, Somerton,
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
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