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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abdon, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4757 / 52°28'32"N

Longitude: -2.6266 / 2°37'35"W

OS Eastings: 357537

OS Northings: 286605

OS Grid: SO575866

Mapcode National: GBR BP.K41T

Mapcode Global: VH83S.F19F

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484025

Location: Abdon and Heath, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Abdon

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Abdon

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


ABDON

SO58NE Church of St Margaret
482-1/1/2
12/11/54

GV II*

Church. C14 rebuilt 1731. Stone rubble with ashlar dressing.
Plain-tile roof with bargeboarded verge.
PLAN: chancel and nave with bellcote and south porch.
EXTERIOR: single-bay chancel. Restored east window in
Decorated style of 2 cusped lancets with mouchettes under
hoodmould with headstops. South wall with Decorated window of
2 cusped lancets with trefoil. 3-bay nave. North side with 3
paired lancets in Early English style. South side with similar
paired lancets flanking south door. Doorway with ovolo-moulded
2-centred arch. South porch: restored roof with twin vertical
strut truss with cambered tie beam, and slots in principals
for single trenched purlin, set on porch walls. Bellcote: 2
arched bell openings under ashlar coped canopy.
INTERIOR: chancel with single-bay single-purlin roof with
swept wind braces on lower tier. West truss of twin raking
struts with cambered tie beam. Nave: 3-bay double-purlin roof
with 3 trusses and straight wind braces on lower 2 tiers. East
truss abuts truss in chancel and has straight tie beam,
king-post with 4 raking struts each side, 4 posts under tie
beam forming tripartite chancel entrance. 2 arch-braced collar
trusses.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire:
Harmondsworth, Middlesex: 1958-: 47).


Listing NGR: SO5753786605

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