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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blackheath, Lewisham

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Latitude: 51.4628 / 51°27'46"N

Longitude: 0.0009 / 0°0'3"E

OS Eastings: 539092

OS Northings: 175658

OS Grid: TQ390756

Mapcode National: GBR L2.JXG

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.YHTG

Plus Code: 9F32F272+48

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 30 August 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203329

Location: Lewisham, London, SE13

County: Lewisham

Electoral Ward/Division: Blackheath

Built-Up Area: Lewisham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Lee St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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In the entry for:

4424 (South side)
Church of St Margaret

TQ 3975 15/L6 30.8.54


the Grade shall be amended to read Grade II*(star).


4424 (South Side)
Church of St Margaret

TQ 3975 15/L6 30.8.54.

1839-41 by John Brown of Norwich, replacing a Church on the site by
Joseph Gwilt, 1813-14, which collapsed. Only the bottom of the tower
of the older structure remains. Church restored and enlarged by James
Brooks 1876, who added chancel and aisles, porches, and new roof.
Nave, aisles, West tower, North and South porches, chancel and aisles.
C13 style. Paired lancet windows with nook shafts and hoodmoulds.
Corbelled cornice and parapet with tall octagonal pinnacles. Square tower
has tall lower stage, clock faces under gables above, octagonal bell drum
with cusped lancets under crocketed hoods; and plain spire above. Roman
cement with freestone dressings and spire.
Inside 5-bay nave and aisles of almost equal width, tall arcades, wood rib
vaults. Wrought iron screens to chancel and chancel aisles. Marble lined
sanctuary and Lady Chapel. 2 small Cl6 brasses with female figures.

Listing NGR: TQ3909275658

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