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 Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR



Hempnall Saint Margaret Church, near Long Stratton, square west tower, containing a clock, a bell turret with 1 bell and in addition 8 tubular bells, nave with aisles, chancel (noe much foreshortened), and south porch with parvis. The style is mainly Perpendicular throughout, though there are indications of earlier work being incorporated. There are indications of earlier work being incorporated. There is a magnificent wrought iron weather vane on the turret on the top of the tower. It is of Georgian workmanship, as may be seen by the date, 1727, stencilled in the tail of the pointer. There are several tablets to the Rolfe and other families.  The Church of Saint Andrew has gone entirely to decay above the foundations. It was situated near the boundary of the parish, adjoining Tasburgh. Hempnall Saint Margaret Church, west tower, south porch, nave, north and south aisles and abbreviated chancel. The 15th century tower is unusual in having two sound holes on the west side, and a fine weathervane as previously mentioned, dated 1727, there are four initials in ornamental probably those of the contemporary churchwardens. 13th century and 14th century south arcades, and fine 14th century iron-bound chest in parvise over porch, also a Stuart table and the Arms of Victoria.

Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
 Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
 Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR
Hempnall Saint Margaret Church NR15 2LR