CHURCH OF ST LUKE/ST MARY MAGDALEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1178264
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Jun-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LUKE/ST MARY MAGDALEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LUKE/ST MARY MAGDALEN

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

District:
Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Tixover
National Grid Reference:
SP 97078 99767

Details

TIXOVER SP 99 NE

9/242 Church of St. Luke/St. Mary Magdalen (formerly listed as Church of St Luke) 6.6.61

GV II*

Church. C12-C17 and C19. Coursed rubble stone with plinth, quoins and stone dressings and Collyweston slate roof. W tower, nave, aisles, chancel and S porch. Tower of early C12 of 3 stages. Small W window with stained glass of 1908, carved band, S shafted window with zigzag decoration, carved band, 4 triple arched bell-openings, the central blocked, gargoyles (complete only to E) and later battlements. Inside, fine arch to nave with 7 roll-mouldings, decorated capitals and responds with 5 shafts. Lozenge band over and round arched doorway probably to former W gallery. 2 bay N arcade with double chamfered arches on octagonal pier and respond and W, now headless, figure corbel. 2 bay S arcade with double chamfered arches on circular pier and responds. Hood moulds and label stops. 3 C19 quartrefoil clerestory windows to S and C19 3 bay roof, curved braces to collars. In N aisle, blocked N door, with pointed arch and 3 stone mullion windows, probably late C16/C17, of 1, 3 and 2-lights. Remains of steps and arch leading to former rood loft. Double chamfered chancel arch. In chancel, tall stone mullion windows similar to N aisle, 2 1-lights either side and 3-light E window. Stone benches either side and piscina. On S side fine standing wall monument to Roger Dale, died 1623. Stone, alabaster and marble, part painted and gilded. Aedicule with Corinthian columns and cartouche of arms over the entablature. 2 arches under, within which 2 facing kneeling statues of Dale and wife with, between, double sided prayer desk. Similar but smaller statues of 2 daughters on front of plinth. Ornamented with carved draped heads and cherubs. Chancel has C19 4 bay roof with curved braces to collars. In S aisle further stone mullion windows, one with panels of C17 painted glass and C12 S doorway, altered C13. S porch possibly late C15/16. Font, probably C13, square with diagonal chamfers at top, on C19 piers and plinth. C18 and early C19 wall monuments. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP9707899767

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
187082
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1960)

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: 28 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12811/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Frank Mills. Source Historic England Archive
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