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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: 1061548



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wistow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 191147

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NEWTON HARCOURT SP 69 NW 2/124 29.12.66. Church of St. Luke. GV II * Church. C13/C14 and 1834, enlarged later C19. Coursed rubble stone with stone dressings and colourwashed and mostly rendered red brick. Welsh slate roof. Swithland slate pyramid tower roof. W tower, nave and chancel under 1 roof, N transept and N chancel vestry. Low tower of 3 stages, lower part C13, upper C14, with W doorway, small lancet over (C19 stained glass) and 4 2-light bell openings, that to E blocked. Roof has orb and cross finial. Hollow moulded nave arch on keeled responds. Nave of 1834. Windows with Cl9 mostly patterned stained glass. 5 bay tie-beam roof with king posts and struts. N transept and N chancel vestry of later C19. c1800 chamber organ in mahogany case, originally from Wistow Hall. V.C.H., Vol.V, and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP6399796713

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W , The Victoria History of the County of Leicester, (1964)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1960)

National Grid Reference: SP 63997 96713


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