Church of St Peter, Main Street, Kirby Bellars - Melton

A large church, thought to have been a former priory church, of C13 origin with C14, C15 and C16 work. Restored late C18, in 1820, and late C19. Walling is ironstone and the spire is limestone. Spire repairs undertaken in 2013 following a National Lottery Heritage Fund Grants for Places of Worship grant. In 2016, an application to the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repairs scheme was unsuccessful. Repairs to the tower masonry, roofs and drainage remain urgently necessary. An unsuccessful application to the National Lottery Heritage Fund in 2018. The building has been subject to heritage crime.

Church of St Peter, Main Street, Kirby Bellars - Melton
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST PETER
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1261717
    Local Planning Authority:
    Melton
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Peter
    Street Name:
    Main Street
    County:
    Leicestershire
    District / Borough:
    Melton
    Parish:
    Kirby Bellars
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Rutland and Melton
    Region:
    Midlands

Assessment Information

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