CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1074988
Date first listed:
01-Jan-1968
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CROXTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CROXTON ROAD

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

County:
Leicestershire
District:
Melton (District Authority)
Parish:
Sproxton
National Grid Reference:
SK 85133 26553

Details

SK 8427-8527 SPROXTON CROXTON ROAD (East side) Saltby 36/59 Church of St Peter 1.1.68 II*

Parish church. C13 west tower, early C14 nave and chancel, reworked in C15 and chancel further remodelled during 1885 restoration. Ironstone with limestone dressings. Parapets hide roofs, but probably lead. Unbuttressed 3-stage tower with lancet west window and lancets to north and south sides of ringing chamber. Limestone late C14 belfry stage with louvred 2-light cusped windows. Plain parapet with 4 corner pinnacles. Perpendicular gabled south porch with double chamfered entrance arch. To left one 2- light panel tracery window. To right one 4-light tall panel tracery window. Blocked north nave door and one 3-light Perpendicular window to east. 3 2-light late C19 Flowing chancel south windows and 3-light reticulated east window. Blocked chancel north door to east of a brick organ chamber. Interior. Triple chamfered tower arch with 2 orders of shafts carrying moulded capitals. Above is blocked east window tower. 5 bay nave roof of canted tie beams on solid arched braces dropping on wall posts to stone head corbels. Moulded ridge piece and one pair moulded butt purlins. Plain C13 drum font on hexagonal stem. Double chamfered chancel arch on polygonal responds and with polygonal moulded capitals. Chancel with double chamfered C19 arch leading into organ chamber recess to north. Roof of canted tie beams on arched braces with traceried spandrels. Wall posts to corbels. Moulded ridge piece and one pair moulded butt purlins. Crenellated wall plate. This all 1885. Bench sedilia and cusped piscina similarly of 1885.

Listing NGR: SK8513326553

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
190288
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 27 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/11336/17
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