CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1073571

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1965

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, ASHBY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, ASHBY ROAD

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

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire (District Authority)

Parish: Coleorton

National Grid Reference: SK 39075 17248

Details

SK 31 NE COLEORTON ASHBY ROAD

3/1 Church of St. Mary 24.11.65 GV II*

Parish Church, C14 and C15, restored c1850. Coursed squared rubble. West tower with fine recessed spire, and traceried lights, and round stair turret. Perpendicular south aisle, with polygonal stair tower at west end, and cornice with carved decorative heads. This, and the decorated window tracery look like C19 renewal. Windows have hood-moulds, externally, some with corbel heads. Ball flower cornice to north aisle. Arcaded interior has various pieces of Flemish and English C17 woodwork, and in the west window, stained glass of C1500 brought from Rouen by Sir George Beaumont, also a monument to Sir Thomas Beaumont, d. 1607 of alabaster with reclining effigies in a recess.

Listing NGR: SK3907517248

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 187768

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Central England, (1986)

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