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CHURCH OF ST MARY

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1074693

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, ELMESTHORPE LANE

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Elmesthorpe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Apr-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189013

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ELMESTHORPE ELMESTHORPE LANE SP 49 NE (north side)

1/23 Church of St. Mary

7.10.57 II

Parish church. C14, C16, chancel rebuilt 1868. Random granite rubble and dressed stone with stone dressings and slate roof. West tower, ruined roofless nave, and chancel, now used as nave. West tower, 2 stages, has plinth, 2 chamfered string courses, coved eaves band and crenellated parapet. To west, 2 diagonal buttresses, 4 setoffs, and between them a chamfered and moulded doorway with hood mould, C18 plank door and strap hinges. Above, on each side, a C16 chamfered pointed bell opening. Nave, 2 bays, has on each side the remains of 2 buttresses and 2 early C14 double lancets with coved and chamfered reveals and hood moulds. At the west end, on each side, a 2 light mullioned window, that to north with a flat head and hood mould, that to south with a 4 centred arched head. 3 bay chancel has on each side 3 buttresses and at east end, 2 pairs of angle buttresses all with setoffs. Coped east gable with cross. North side has a central restored Decorated double lancet with moulded reveal and to west, a roll moulded C19 doorway with shafts and hood mould. East end has a C19 5 light ogee lancet with flowing tracery and hood mould. South side has 2 restored Decorated double lancets. Tower chamber, now the west porch, has no architectural features. Tower arch, double chamfered and moulded, has no responds. Rendered chancel interior has rusticated openings and arch braced queen post roof. East end has a C19 alabaster and stone gradine. South side has to east a restored C14 ogee headed combined piscina and aumbry and a restored C14 ogee headed triple sedilia. Fittings include early C13 lobed round font bowl on C19 stem with clustered ringed shafts. C19 pine benches and brass lectern. Mid C20 rending desk and altar rails. Small slate war memorial tablet.

Listing NGR: SP4603596490

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National Grid Reference: SP 46035 96490

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