Church of St Mary the Virgin, Lag Lane, Thorpe Arnold, Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold - Melton

Parish church, C13 origin and C14 alterations. Tower, south aisle, porch and chancel 1875-76 by R W Johnson. Chancel restored 1887. There are issues with the below ground drainage and the rainwater goods are in need of renewal. The interior is suffering from damp as a result of the defective systems. Some isolated re-pointing is required at lower levels .The church has been subject to heritage crime and the interior is at risk of water ingress. The PCC are keen to effect repairs.

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Lag Lane, Thorpe Arnold, Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold - Melton
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1360948
    Local Planning Authority:
    Melton
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Mary the Virgin
    Street Name:
    Lag Lane
    Locality:
    Thorpe Arnold
    County:
    Leicestershire
    District / Borough:
    Melton
    Parish:
    Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Rutland and Melton
    Region:
    Midlands

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II*