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Church of St Maragaret

A Grade I Listed Building in St. Margaret, Ilketshall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4147 / 52°24'52"N

Longitude: 1.4538 / 1°27'13"E

OS Eastings: 634978

OS Northings: 285242

OS Grid: TM349852

Mapcode National: GBR XMT.ND4

Mapcode Global: VHM6P.4KYS

Entry Name: Church of St Maragaret

Listing Date: 27 August 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282254

Location: St. Margaret, Ilketshall, Waveney, Suffolk, NR35

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: St. Margaret, Ilketshall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ilketshall St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 38 NW
Church of St. Margaret

Parish church. C12 and later. Nave, chancel, south porch and round west tower.
In rubble flint, with an admixture of carr stone and septaria; the flint is
partly coursed in the tower, and the walls of the nave and chancel are partly
covered with old render. Slate roofs: the chancel roof is higher than the
nave. Freestone dressings, but the angles of the building are formed without
stone quoins; brick diagonal buttresses to east end. Round tower in 3 stages,
with the original Norman slit windows to the middle stage and 2-light C14
windows with flowing tracery to the top stage; crenellated parapet; stair
turret on the north side. 2 2-light windows with flowing tracery to the south
side of nave and one on the north; Y-tracery windows to chancel and a 3-light
east window with intersecting tracery. Blocked north door, with a round C19
window with trefoil cusping above. Priest's door to south of chancel with a
cinquefoil-headed ornamental panel above, possible C18 Gothick. Porch with
remains of flushwork panels; diagonal buttresses; open timber roof with
embattled cornice. C13 south doorway with pointed arch arid continuous
moulding. Simple interior: benches, pulpit and chancel fittings of 1854.
C15 octagonal font; 4-sided moulded shaft; low octagonal base. The bowl is
supported by winged angel heads and has panels with blank shields alternating
with flowers and leaves; flat-topped Jacobean cover. Below the south-east
window of the nave, a piscina with shelf: the cusped head is similar to that
over the priest's door. Arms of George II d.1749 above the tower arch. The
nave roof, in 3 bays, is plastered apart from the arch-braced trusses and
moulded cornice. There is no chancel arch. Good late C17 altar rails with
turned balusters. Boarded and painted chancel roof.

Listing NGR: TM3497885242

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