FORMER CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1061255
Date first listed:
01-Jan-1968
Statutory Address:
FORMER CHURCH OF ST MARY, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER CHURCH OF ST MARY, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Leicestershire
District:
Melton (District Authority)
Parish:
Freeby
National Grid Reference:
SK 78476 18798

Details

SK 71 NE FREEBY MAIN STREET

Brentingby (south side) 5/35 Former Church of St. Mary 1.1.68

II

Parish church, now a house. Early C14, remodelled 1660, converted to a house, 1977. Limestone ashlar, coursed and squared rubble, with slate and slab roofs. West tower has chamfered plinth and moulded band, 3 chamfered string courses, coved verges, bolection moulded corners. 4 stages. First stage has a single ogee headed lancet to north, south and west. Second stage has a similar lancet to north and south. All these lancets are blocked. Third stage has an altered louvred opening to east, and the remains of a single lancet to west. Bell stage has a single ogee lancet bell opening to north and south. Saddleback roof is topped with an octagonal spirelet with finial and weathercock. East and west gables have each 2 moulded cusped single lancet openings with hood moulds, and above them an ogee headed niche with bracket with ballflower ornament. The body of the former church was partly demolished and converted into a house in 1977. The tower is vested in the Redundant Churches Fund.

Listing NGR: SK7847618798

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
189807
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14049/21
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