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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
Entry Name: Church of St Margaret
Listing Date: 13 March 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1287648
English Heritage Legacy ID: 401774
Location: Leiston, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP16
District: Suffolk Coastal
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
TM 46 SW LEISTON-CUM-SIZEWELL WATERLOO AVENUE
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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