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Latitude: 51.3849 / 51°23'5"N
Longitude: 0.4995 / 0°29'58"E
OS Eastings: 574022
OS Northings: 168065
OS Grid: TQ740680
Mapcode National: GBR PPV.13X
Mapcode Global: VHJLT.LGX4
Entry Name: Parish Church of St Margaret of Antioch
Listing Date: 24 October 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086400
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173172
Location: Medway, ME1
Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester West
Built-Up Area: Rochester
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Rochester St Peter Parish Centre
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
ROCHESTER ST MARGARET'S STREET
TQ 7648 SW
9/239 Parish Church of
St Margaret of
Parish Church. W tower of c.1458-65; nave and chancel with N and
S aisles (with galleries) 1823-4 by Sydney Smirke; sanctuary with
side vestries, 1839-40 by Richard Hussey; 'Decorated' style E
window inserted 1872. W tower, random rubble ragstone with some
flint dressings, the rest presumably of brick, stuccoed
throughout; Welsh slate roof. Tower, 3 stages with NE polygonal
stair turret; battlements; diagonal buttresses with flint panels
and 3 set-offs. Double belfry openings; single trefoil-headed
lancet to each face of middle stage. Perpendicular 3-light W
window over moulded doorway with label. Nave (includes chancel),
5 bays, 2 tiers of windows all under elliptically-headed arches
between broad pilasters. Deeply overhanging eaves and verges,
the latter in the form of pediments. Sanctuary, lower with
flanking offices, the E end with pedimented verges; 3 light
'Decorated' E window with original recessed round-headed window
to offices. Interior: galleries to N and S, wooden columns with
capitals, Doric below, Ionic above; coffered panel ceiling;
round-headed chancel arch. Medieval tower arch survives.
Monuments. Brass (a demi-figure), to Thomas Cod, died 1465 in
Victorian frame; good rural monument to Thomas Manley Esq, died
1690 in a foliage plaster frame with heraldic device; several
other good quality C18 and C19 rural monuments. Complete 1870s
tiling to chancel and sanctuary. Church guide: St Margaret's,
Rochester, a Brief History (no author, not dated).
Listing NGR: TQ7402468065
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