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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: 1115770



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newbold Verdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188546

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NEWBOLD VERDON MAIN STREET SK 40 SW (North side) 5/35 Church of St. James 7.11.66


Parish Church. C12, C13, C15, 1899 rebuilding by H.C.Goddard of Leicester in a Gothic style, Tower heightened and spire added in 1960, by L.G.D.Ogden. Randomly coursed Mount Sorrel granite, sandstone ashlar dressings, shingled spire and plain tiled roofs. Western tower, nave, north aisle and chapel, chancel, south porch and vestry. Tower with broach spire, chamfered offset to upper stage, the lower part may be of C12 date. The upper stage has plain 3 light opening to 3 sides, the spire has a raking 2 light dormer window to each main direction. In the north aisle is a reused 3 light stepped C13 lancet set within a round arch externally. In the north chapel east wall is a reused C15 3 light traceried window thought to be the former east window of the medieval church. All other fenestration dates from the 1899 rebuilding and comprises 2 light windows with ogee heads to the lights and flat headed stone surrounds to the aisle and pointed stone surrounds to the nave. The chancel east window is of 5 lights in a Perpendicular style. The south vestry off the chancel and south porch are both separately gabled and have pointed C19 doorways. Interior. The nave north arcade is of 5 bays with octagonal piers and arches having wave mouldings decorated with fleurons. C19 pointed and moulded chancel arch. Fittings: Font has plain octagonal bowl, possibly C13. All other fittings are C19 or later.

Listing NGR: SK4433303786

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National Grid Reference: SK 44333 03786


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