Parts of this ancient building predate the Norman Conquest of 1066 and comprises a porch, nave, south aisle, north and south transepts, the chancel and the Abergavenny Chapel. The tower is built over the nave crossing and contains eight bells. There is an early reference to the dedication having been previously All Saints.
The banner shown below hangs in the corner of the Abergavenny Chapel to the south of the Chancel.
The church contains many stained glass windows, the one shown below is in the north wall and depicts Saint Margaret to which the Church is dedicated.
The Nave is the earliest part of the building with the South Aisle being built in the 12th century. The next major additions were in the 13th century; a Tower to replace the old Chancel, Transepts and a new larger Chancel and the Chapel, now known as the Abergavenny Chapel. In the 15th century a West door in the Nave and a porch on the South side were added. Finally, the North Transcept was rebuilt in 1863 and the north wall of the Nave was rebuilt more recently, removing a blocked north doorway. Traces of mural paintings were found under puritan whitewash at the same time, but were unfortunately destroyed.
Here is a picture of the Nave and Chancel.
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