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Church of St Margaret

A Grade I Listed Building in High Halstow, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4485 / 51°26'54"N

Longitude: 0.5599 / 0°33'35"E

OS Eastings: 577976

OS Northings: 175279

OS Grid: TQ779752

Mapcode National: GBR PP4.4CP

Mapcode Global: VHJLG.NVBF

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 21 January 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172899

Location: High Halstow, Medway, ME3

County: Medway

Civil Parish: High Halstow

Built-Up Area: High Halstow

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: High Halstow St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

HIGH HALSTOW CP COOLING ROAD
TQ 77 NE
2/62 North side
21.1.66
Church of St Margaret
GV I

Parish church. C13, enlarged late C15 with west tower rebuilt in C18.
Flint ragstone with lead roof over nave. West tower, nave with south
porch and lean-to south aisle continued as chapel almost to east end,
north aisle and chancel. West tower of ragstone with red brick plinth,
buttresses, quoins and parapets. Clerestoried nave. Chancel with east
window renewed in C19. Interior: 3 bay nave arcades of C13 with round
piers, two hollow chamfers on arches and finely undercut caps and bases.
Perpendicular tower arch. North chapel arch from chancel,hardly
chamfered and with angle-shafts with moulded bases and caps. South
chapel arch pointed but unchamfered with almost Romanesque capitals and
shafts to south east respond. C15 chancel arch. Piscina in chancel.
Fittings: early C13 font with plain square bowl on corner shafts and
central stem. C17 altar table.

Listing NGR: TQ7734375376

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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