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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.


List entry Number: 1075022



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Eaton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Jan-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 190168

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SK 7928 EATON CHURCH LANE (South side)

38/369 Church of St Denis 1.1.68 GV I

Parish church. Substantially C13 with C15 alterations. Ironstone with ashlar dressings. West tower, nave, aisles and chancel. Lead roofs. 3 stage tower supported by clasping buttresses. Lancet west window and lancets to north and south of ringing chamber. 2-light belfry windows of shaft and plate tracery: punched quatrefoil. Corbel table below crenellated parapet with angle pinnacles. Ironstone octagonal spire with one tier gabled 2-light lucarnes to alternating facets. 2-light late C14 ogeed aisle windows under square hoods. South doorway with 3 orders of shafts with nailhead and dog-tooth. Long gabled south porch. North aisle doorway with dog-tooth. Clerestory added C15. 3 2-light windows each side, those to south under triangular heads, those to north square. One C13 lancet to north chancel, 3-light east window and 2 2-light Y tracery south chancel windows. Interior. 3 bay arcade with circular piers on waterholding bases. Polygonal capitals to north, circular to south and with nailhead decoration. Double chamfered arches. Triple chamfered tower arch with polygonal responds and double chamfered chancel arch. Nave roof of canted tie beams dropping on solid arched braces to wall posts and corbels. Moulded ridge piece and one pair moulded butt purlins. C15 chancel screen of 4 cusped ogee lights right and left of wavy central opening. Moulded cornice above and traceried dado below. C16 chancel roof. Canted tie beams with King post spur to ridge piece. One pair butt purlins.

Listing NGR: SK7982029079

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National Grid Reference: SK 79820 29079


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