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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II Listed Building in Horsforth, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8401 / 53°50'24"N

Longitude: -1.6427 / 1°38'33"W

OS Eastings: 423611

OS Northings: 438264

OS Grid: SE236382

Mapcode National: GBR JSZ1.55

Mapcode Global: WHC94.QQZZ

Plus Code: 9C5WR9R4+2W

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 19 October 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436582

ID on this website: 101261804

Location: St Margaret's Church, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Horsforth

Built-Up Area: Horsforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Horsforth St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 23 NW
LS 18 (west side)
8/125 Church of St. Margaret
- II

Church. 1877-83, by J. L. Pearson; spire completed 1902 by J. B. Frazer.
Coursed squared sandstone, slate roof. Nave with north and south aisles,
south-east tower, north transepts, chancel. Large and prominent building,
in Early English style, with stepped lancet windows, corner turrets.
Five-bay nave has stepped triple-lancets to clerestorey all within 2-centred-
arched surrounds, west end has angle buttresses terminating in short
octagonal turrets with squat pinnacle tops, and west window of 5 high-set
tall lancets; low buttressed aisles have small lancets, and gabled porches to
the 1st bay: south porch, up 3 steps, has angle-buttresses, recessed
2-centred-arched doorway with a 2-centred arch with shafts and 2 orders of
moulding, and carved apex cross; north porch is similar, but with 2 orders
of chamfer. Tall 3-stage tower incoporating south-east stair turret has a
tall 2-light window to the 1st stage, 2 small lancets in each face of the 2nd
stage, a very tall belfry stage with 2 large louvred lancets in each side,
all with 3 orders of chamfer and set in recessed panels with deeply.-weathered
sills, and carved corbels above; and a broach spire with lucarnes on 3
levels. On north side of nave and chancel are coupled transepts, with
stepped quintuple lancet windows under hoodmoulds. Chancel has 3 tall
lancets in the south side, and an east window of three 2-light lancets with
Y-tracery, separated by pilaster strips, and all within a recessed arch.

Interior: 5-bay aisle arcades of short columns with moulded annular caps,
2-centred double-chamfered arches; single-chamfered cross arches to the
aisle; double-chamfered arches to north transepts; shafted arches on north
and south sides of chancel, the former moulded and the latter chamfered;
arch-braced collar-truss roof.

Listing NGR: SE2361138264

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