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Latitude: 52.0092 / 52°0'33"N
Longitude: -0.1568 / 0°9'24"W
OS Eastings: 526603
OS Northings: 236134
OS Grid: TL266361
Mapcode National: GBR J6L.WPX
Mapcode Global: VHGNG.7RFL
Plus Code: 9C4X2R5V+M7
Entry Name: Church of St Margaret of Antioch
Listing Date: 27 May 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1175479
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162209
Also known as: Church of St Margaret of Antioch, Bygrave
ID on this website: 101175479
Location: Church of St Margaret of Antioch, Bygrave, North Hertfordshire, SG7
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Bygrave
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Bygrave
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
Tagged with: Church building
TL 23 NE BYGRAVE BYGRAVE
4/78 Church of
27.5.68 St. Margaret of
Parish Church. Small building with C12 nave and S door. C14 chancel.
Most windows C15. Clunch walls with brick and flint rubble, plastered.
Roman tiles to NE and SE nave quoins. Slate roofs. W gable end has
semi-octagonal stair turret with timber bell cage. Clunch quoins.
Chamfered plinth. 2-light square headed cinquefoiled window. Similar
windows to nave and chancel N and S walls. C17 blocked N door with key
and impost blocks. S door is C12: single attached shafts with scalloped
capitals. Roll-moulded arch. Porch is probably C19. Chancel has late C15
E window: 3 cinquefoiled lights with 6 stepped trefoiled lights above.
C14 door to N chancel wal. S wall of choir with 3-light depressed arch
window. Interior. C19 roofs to nave arid choir. Late C14 chancel arch
with attached round shafts. C14 piscina. The chancel screen is C15: 5
ogee-headed arches in open traceried upper part, loft and canopy
missing. C17 royal crest. C15 poppy-headed chancel stalls. Mid C17 altar
rails. C17 pulpit with re-used C15 panels. Most important feature: C15
font at W end. Octagonal, the panels with carved instruments of the
Passion, base with angels bearing crests. W and N chancel walls have
fragments of C14 paintings. (RCHM, 1910; Pevsner(1977)).
Listing NGR: TL2660336134
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