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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leiston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2067 / 52°12'24"N

Longitude: 1.5679 / 1°34'4"E

OS Eastings: 643874

OS Northings: 262498

OS Grid: TM438624

Mapcode National: GBR XQH.M6T

Mapcode Global: VHM7Q.4S7Q

Plus Code: 9F436H49+M5

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401774

Location: Leiston, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP16

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Leiston

Built-Up Area: Leiston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Leiston St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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4/45 Church of St Margaret

Parish Church. C15 west tower; the remainder of the church a rebuild of 1854,
by E B Lamb. Tower of flint, battlemented, the top section with flushwork
decoration; diagonal buttresses. The C19 work is in the Decorated style,
cruciform plan, of random flint with horizontal stone bands; plaintiled roof.
The interior is notable for the roof design at the crossing, with diagonal
beams converging at 2 levels, and linked together by further diagonal struts.
Heavy west gallery. C13 font. Good east window by Kempe, dated 1897. Graded II*
for originality of design by an important Victorian church architect.

Listing NGR: TM4387462498

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