Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1074627

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1966



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County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood (District Authority)

Parish: Thurcaston and Cropston

National Grid Reference: SK 56536 10680


THURCASTON ANSTEY LANE (West Side) SK 51 SE 4/104 1.6.66 Church of All Saints GV II* Church of C12, C13, C15 and C19, Granite and slate rubble stone with stone dressings and Swithland slate roof. W tower, nave, N aisle and chancel chapel, chancel and S porch. W tower of 3 stages, lower part C13, upper C15, with clasping buttresses, four bell openings and battlements. Blocked N and S lancets. Nave of C13 with Perp 3 bay N arcade of double chamfered arches supported by octagonal piers.Similar lower 2 bay N chancel arcade. Nave roof of 3¼ bays. Cambered tie beams with wall pieces and curved braces rising from corbels. King and angle struts with collars. Double purlins with waved wind braces. N aisle of C13 with NW lancet and N door. NE window C19 Recticulated type tracery and 2 N windows C19 Geometric.Roof probably C15/C16 part lean-to and part low pitch tie beam type at same angle. Chancel chapel screen partly C14 and possibly from chancel. Chancel has wooden chancel arch and 2 S windows with restored Y tracery, 1 with stained glass of 1935 by Heaton, Butler and Bayne, London. Restored Perp E window with fragments of C15 stained glass. 3¼ bay chancel roof, queen post tie beam truss, partly boarded C19. On exterior of chancel a blocked window with Geometric tracery and small window above E window. Nave has timbered E gable. In nave S wall 3 Perp windows with stained glass of 1930 in one. S door with C12 arch. S porch has 2 bay double purlin roof with curved wind braces, curved collars and no tie beams. Interior includes C13 stone coffin lid, C15 font, C17 and C18 slate floor stones, slate headstone of 1641 and Latimer monument of 1843 by Broadbent of Leicester.

Listing NGR: SK5653610680


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Legacy System number: 189160

Legacy System: LBS

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