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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1024518



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Spernall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305523

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SPERNALL SPERNAL LANE SP06SE (South side) 4/175 Church of St. Leonard 01/02/67


Church, now workshop. Nave C12 and C14, chancel 1844, porch and bellcote c.1844. Nave of limestone; north wall ashlar, but with some C19 brick; south wall coursed rubble up to approx. 2m., with C19 lias ashlar above; west end regular coursed. Chancel and porch of lias ashlar. Nave roof of old tiles. Chancel of C20 tiles; C19 coped gables. Nave and chancel, south porch and west bellcote. Neo-Norman style chancel. One-bay chancel, 2-bay nave. Porch has round-arched part-glazed double leaf doors. Inside the square-headed south door of c.1600 has 5 vertical panels and strap hinges. Chancel has string course, carried as hood mould over north and south windows. Low central east buttress. Angles with nook-shafts. East wheel window with radiating colonettes. North and south sides have single round-headed windows. Nave has west angle and central buttresses. 2-light Decorated windows with cinqfoiled lights of red sandstone to north and south; the eastern pair are C14, the western C19. North door has C14 jambs and early C14 four-centred arch, and oak door of 1535 (Buildings of England) with applied ribs and ogee panelling, carving and studded strap hinges. Late C13 (Buildings of England) west window has Y-tracery with trefoil. Coped bellcote with ogee opening. Interior: Chancel has double-framed roof with wind braces. East window within arch. Chancel arch has C19 shafts and C12 roll-moulded arch. Nave has plastered walls. Queen strut and arched braced roof, possibly with some re-used old timbers. Fittings: Panelling of c.1835. C20 font. Stained glass: Fragments of C15 glass in north window. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.1ll, pp.173-174, Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.404).

Listing NGR: SP0864062123

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 173-174
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 404

National Grid Reference: SP 08640 62123


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