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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: 1061506



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bruntingthorpe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jan-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Mar-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 191240

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Church of St Mary (previously listed 4/18 as "St Mary's Church") 11.1.55 GV II

Parish Church. Only the base of the tower survives from a medieval building. The rest is of 1873 by W. Smith of London, in an Early English style. Mostly coursed and squared small blocks of limestone rubble, with limestone dressings and plain tiled roofs with ridge cresting, but the tower is of random granite rubble. West tower, nave with north aisle and chancel. 2 stage buttressed tower with saddleback roof and foiled lancet windows. Tall south wall with windows of 1, 2 and 3-lights and an almost round headed doorway with chamfered jambs. Steep roof to nave with cross finial on eastern coped gable. Chancel roof also steeply pitched and with coped eastern gable. 3-light east window in early Decorated style and 2-light Decorated windows to south, with priests door. Gabled vestry projects to north and buttressed north aisle has chamfered archway to doorway and foiled and paired lancet windows. Plinth and ashlar sill band throughout. Dark interior, with double chamfered tower arch and nave arcade of 3 bays both with semi-octagonal responds and piers, and made from banded ashlar. The outer chamfer of the arcade terminates in a simple stop on each pier. Steep and lavishly timbered roof with common rafters and collar purlins, some main trusses. Semi-octagonal responds to chancel arch, the foliate capitals and outer hood mould with corbel heads. Panelled wagon roofed chancel. C12 or C13 font, a circular basin with 2 moulded horizontal ribs, on modern base. Stained glass; western aisle window of 1873, and the Annunciation in paired aisle lancet, of 1891. Chancel and south windows have glass forming a series of 1915-19. Other fittings all contemporary with the restoration, including a wood screen to vestry with fretted tracery decoration.

Listing NGR: SP6007589769

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National Grid Reference: SP 60075 89769


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