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Statutory Address:

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Harborough (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 81762 00407



SK 80 SW

1/2 Church of St. Peter

29.12.66 GV II*

Church. C12 - C13 and C15, much restored 1862/3 including new roof and aisles. Coursed squared stone and rubble stone and stone dressings. Welsh slate roof with stone coped gables. Buttresses, some with set-offs. W tower, nave, aisles, chancel, and N chancel porch. C15 tower of 2 stages with W buttresses, W window, blocked S arch and blocked window within. SW staircase has W loopholes and projects to S. 4 2-light bell openings, W with later transom. Battlements and small, low, recessed, leaded spirelet with weathervane. Blocked double chamfered nave arch with door. Late Norman 2 bay N arcade carefully rebuilt 1862. Arches with roll and zig-zag mouldings. Round pier with capitals and responds with lobed frieze to capitals. 2 bay S arcade with double chamfered arches on octagonal pier. 2 2-light dormers to C19 roof of 2 bays and ½ bay at either end. Curved braces to collars. N aisle has windows with plate tracery, one with fragments of medieval glass. Many-moulded chancel arch, also rebuilt. Chancel has 2 windows to N and S, both to E flat-topped. E window of 1862 with Decorated tracery. C19 stained glass. Gabled porch to vestry, probably of 1862, with flat-topped doorway. Window with fragments of medieval stained glass. Chancel roof similar to nave. Chancel also has small N 1-light, N doorway, and S piscina. S aisle has 1-light windows to W and E and flat-topped 3-light to S. Many-moulded S doorway with a shaft either side. To either side a medieval carved stone lion couchant on plinth. Both aisles rebuilt 1862/3 after being pulled down late C16. C15 font. Pevsner, and White's Leicestershire and Rutland 1877.

Listing NGR: SK8176200407


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1984)
'Whites Directory' in Leicestershire and Rutland, (1877)


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

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06599/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Foulds. Source Historic England Archive
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