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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II Listed Building in Bentham, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1146 / 54°6'52"N

Longitude: -2.5082 / 2°30'29"W

OS Eastings: 366875

OS Northings: 468868

OS Grid: SD668688

Mapcode National: GBR BNXV.SS

Mapcode Global: WH953.FVV1

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324100

Location: Bentham, Craven, North Yorkshire, LA2

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Bentham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bentham

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 66 NE
(east side)
Church of St Margaret
- II
Parish church. 1837 in Lancet style of George Webster (1797-1864), extended
1902. Rockfaced stone, stone dressings, slate roof. Nave, west tower, chancel,
north vestry and south side chapel. Four-bay nave has four 2-light lancet windows
with hoodmoulds and pendant stops; buttresses, embattled parapet. 3 stage tower
contains west entrance with four-centred head, chamfered surround and hoodmould
with carved heads. Middle stage has stepped tripartite window. Two-light to
bell stage with hoodmould and pendant stops. Octagonal angle turrets and embattled
parapet. Two-bay chancel, north vestry and south side chapel all of 1902. Two
2-light windows with trefoil heads to north and south with hoodmoulds. East end
of side chapel has 3-light window with trefoil heads and rose window above.
East window of chancel has 4 lights and trefoil plate tracery. Open king-post
roof with scissor braces.

Listing NGR: SD6687568868

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