Church of St Giles, Gartree Road, Great Stretton, Little Stretton - Harborough

Church dating from C12, C13, C15 and rebuilt in 1838. Rubble stone, with course squared stone and ashlar tower. Comprising nave, chancel, west tower and south porch. The tower is mainly of C15 construction. There are several open joints to the exterior and some masonry repairs are needed. Guttering and downpipes are in need of refurbishment and improvements to below ground drainage are needed. The interior shows signs of damp. The church is no longer used for worship. Repairs to the base of the tower and parapet where undertaken in 2013. Discussions as to the buildings future are on-going.

Church of St Giles, Gartree Road, Great Stretton, Little Stretton - Harborough
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST GILES
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1074853
  • Local Planning Authority: Harborough
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Giles
  • Street Name: Gartree Road
  • Locality: Great Stretton
  • County: Leicestershire
  • District / Borough: Harborough
  • Parish: Little Stretton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Harborough
  • Region: East 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
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*

Contact Details

Dale Dishon 01536 422735

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England