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Church of St Margaret of Antioch

A Grade II Listed Building in Brotton, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5692 / 54°34'8"N

Longitude: -0.9359 / 0°56'9"W

OS Eastings: 468896

OS Northings: 519846

OS Grid: NZ688198

Mapcode National: GBR PHXL.5V

Mapcode Global: WHF88.LFK2

Plus Code: 9C6XH397+MM

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret of Antioch

Listing Date: 25 May 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263299

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432729

Location: Skelton and Brotton, Redcar and Cleveland, TS12

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Civil Parish: Skelton and Brotton

Built-Up Area: Brotton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brotton Parva St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: York

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Church, 1888-91, by Hicks and Charlewood. Hammer-dressed snecked sandstone
rubble with ashlar dressings. Plain clay tile roofs. Decorated style with
reticulated and geometric tracery . Aisled continuous nave and chancel, south
porch, west baptistry/porch, and sanctus bell turret. Diagonal and angle
buttresses. Nave south aisle of 5 bays separated by buttresses; doorway in
western bay; 3 windows to north aisle. Gable copings define division between
nave and chancel. li-bay chancel arcades. 3-stage, octagonal bell turret
rising from south side of chancel arch, has gabled buttresses to alternate
faces, lesenes at angles rising to crocketed pinnacles linked by pierced
parapet above louvred, trefoil-headed bell openings. Flat-roofed baptistry has
integral flanking porches, with straight parapet and watershots. Flat-roofed
south porch has pointed doorway with carved spandrels below paired
trefoil-headed windows both under continuous hoodmoulds. Parapet with cross
finial over doorway. Ornate iron rainwater hopperheads, square downpipes and
hollow-chamfered guttering. Interior: 5-bay nave arcades have octagonal piers
and double-chamfered arches under continuous hoodmould. Moulded wall-plates
with scriptural inscriptions. Panelled barrel roofs to nave and chancel, with
bosses. Panelled aisle roofs with carved bosses. Pine panelling, with
embattled top rail, to sill-height in aisles. Chamfered chancel arch; 2-bay
chancel arcades with foliate capitals, hold glazed and panelled screens. Organ
chamber and vestry in north aisle; Lady Chapel in south aisle. Carved wood
choir stalls with poppy-head ends. 2-bay timber sedilia and enriched stone
credence niche. Heavily- carved stone reredos of 1902: 6 pinnacled towers with
figures of saints in niches, separated by 5 bays holding paintings of saints
and a landscape of 1923. Tripartite arcade between nave and baptistry/porch.
Stained glass in east window, 1897 by P. Bacon Bros. (London). Late C19
stained glass in south aisle by C.J. Baguley (Newcastle); east window of Lady
Chapel, 1932 by Wm. Glasby (London). Good late C19 stained glass also in
baptistry, west window and north aisle. 2 bells with crown hangings, one dated
1778, the other possibly medieval, in south porch.

Listing NGR: NZ6889619846

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