CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1075013
Date first listed:
01-Jan-1968
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Leicestershire
District:
Melton (District Authority)
Parish:
Redmile
National Grid Reference:
SK 79713 35528

Details

SK 7935 REDMILE MAIN STREET (North side)

47/314 Church of St Peter 1.1.68

GV II*

Parish church. Nave and south aisle c. 1300, C14 west tower and chancel. Some remodelling C15. Ironstone with limestone dressings. Lead roofs to nave and aisle, slate to chancel and north transept. 3 stage tower with blocked round-arched west doorway below 3-light C19 Perpendicular window. Slit lights to ringing chamber and 2-light belfry windows. Diagonal buttresses rise to crenellated parapet, above which is octagonal crocketed spire. One tier gabled lucarnes with 2-light tracery. Gabled south porch and 2-light south aisle windows. Large brick buttresses to north side of nave. No nave windows below clerestory on this side. 3 C15 2-light clerestory windows beneath triangular heads. 2 2-light south chancel windows of trefoil pattern, doubtless C19. 3-light chancel east window and 2-light chancel north window. West of this a gabled C19 brick vestry. Interior. 4 bay arcade on alternately circular and octagonal piers. Double chamfered arches. Tall tower arch with circular responds with polygonal bases and capitals. 5 bay C15 nave roof of canted tie beams with arched braces dropping to wall posts on corbels. Ridge piece and one pair butt purlins. Ties remain to aisle roof, otherwise this roof of 1980s. C15 octagonal font with petal and tracery patterns to stem and bowl. Cl9 chancel roof of ties, collars, 2 tiers butt purlins and curved windbracing. 5 late C15 benches remain in chancel with poppyheads.

Listing NGR: SK7971335528

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
190249
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: 10 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/16056/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger Ashley. Source Historic England Archive
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