Church of St Thomas, Main Road, Catthorpe - Harborough

Church comprising fabric of early C14 and C15 but restored 1886 by W Basset Smith. The church comprises a three-stage C15 embattled west tower with an extruded staircase turret to south, nave with south porch and chancel with north chapel and vestry. The church has significant masonry defects including badly weathered copings to tower battlements. The rainwater goods are in poor condition. The church has been the victim of heritage crime.

Church of St Thomas, Main Road, Catthorpe - Harborough
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Thomas
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1061441
  • Local Planning Authority: Harborough
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Thomas
  • Street Name: Main road
  • County: Leicestershire
  • District / Borough: Harborough
  • Parish: Catthorpe
  • Parliamentary Constituency: South Leicestershire
  • 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
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA