Thorne St Margaret

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Thorne St Margaret
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Limekiln near Piley Copse
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Thorne St Margaret
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OS grid reference ST098210
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Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WELLINGTON
Postcode district TA21
Dialling code 01823
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50°58′54″N3°17′10″W / 50.9818°N 3.2861°W / 50.9818; -3.2861 Coordinates: 50°58′54″N3°17′10″W / 50.9818°N 3.2861°W / 50.9818; -3.2861

Thorne St Margaret is a village in the civil parish of Wellington Without in the Taunton Deane district of Somerset, England. It is situated 3 miles west of Wellington, between the river Tone and the Bristol and Exeter railway. [1] The parish includes Holywell Lake which is one of the Thankful Villages which lost no men in World War I. [2]

The parish of Thorne St Margaret was part of the Milverton Hundred. [3]

The Church of St Margaret serves a parish population of about 50. The church has a 15th-century tower with three bells. The rest of the church was rebuilt in 1865, with a west window, with stained glass, added in 1907. The church is built of hard red sandstone and has a baptismal font dating to Saxon times. [4] It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building. [5]

  1. "Thorne St Margaret". GenUK. Retrieved 7 February 2008.
  2. "Holywell Lake". Thankful villages. Retrieved 13 December 2008.
  3. "Somerset Hundreds". GENUKI. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  4. "Church of St Margaret website". Wellington Team Churches. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  5. Historic England. "Church of St Margaret (1180128)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 7 February 2008.

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Church of St Margaret, Thorne St Margaret church in United Kingdom. NHLE number: 1180128

The Anglican Church of St Margaret in Thorne St Margaret, Somerset, England was built in the 15th century. It is a Grade II* listed building.