Church of St Leonard, High Street, Flamstead - Dacorum

Tower is early C12; nave arcades, aisles and part of chancel are early C13; clerestory, nave roof, upper stage of tower, short spire, and north and south porches C15; brick tower parapet and buttresses to aisles C18. The chancel was repaired c1860 for University College Oxford; restoration c1902-5 by EF Cobb; further restoration in 1974. Flint walling with coursed flint facing and Totternhoe stone dressings. Nave roof in poor structural condition with the copper covering at end of its life; wall paintings at risk from damp. A grant application to the Heritage Lottery Fund was submitted 2018.

Church of St Leonard, High Street, Flamstead - Dacorum
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST LEONARD
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1172799
  • Local Planning Authority: Dacorum
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Leonard
  • Street Name: High Street
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • District / Borough: Dacorum
  • Parish: Flamstead
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Hemel Hempstead
  • Region: East of England

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, CA