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Starston, Saint Margaret Church, IP20-9PF.
Starston, Saint Margaret Church, IP20-9PF.



Locked. List of key holders, no phone signal. War Graves, font, pulpit, Starston Saint Margaret Church. West tower, south porch, nave and north and south aisles and chancel. The north aisle was built in 1870, chequered parapets to 14th century tower and nave, 14th century windows to nave and good gargoyles, one of a man with an ewer. Modern roofs and benches. In the vestry is a drawing of the wall painting, discovered on the north wall of the nave when they made the north aisle, depicting the death of the Virgin Mary, and also an interesting painted panel of the Arms of Luckin Cotton, 1635. One of the treasures of this church are the Elizabethan chalice and paten in their original Cuir Bouilli case dated 1567, (no longer there) and originally used by the saintly Archbishop Sancroft. M.R. James mentions a very fine wall painting that had been created in around 1300, in a tomb recess, it represents a soul being recieved into Heaven. 


Starston, Saint Margaret Church, IP20-9PF.
Starston, Saint Margaret Church, IP20-9PF.
Starston, Saint Margaret Church, IP20-9PF.