CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1278781

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH, MAIN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH, MAIN STREET

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood (District Authority)

Parish: Ratcliffe on the Wreake

National Grid Reference: SK 63046 14534

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History

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Details

RATCLIFFE ON THE WREAKE

SK 61 SW MAIN STREET (East Side) 7/92 1.6.66 Church of St. Botolph

GV II*

Church. C14, spire rebuilt 1812 and church restored 1876. Granite rubble stone with stone dressings, ashlar spire, and Swithland slate roofs. Stone coped gables. W tower, nave, chancel and S porch. W tower of two stages with short diagonal buttresses, W window with C19 stained glass, N door, clock face to N, 3 2-light bell openings, gargoyles, battlements and tall crocketted needle spire with two tiers of lucarnes. Nave has stepped buttresses. Inside, triple chamfered nave arch on polygonal responds, four bay N arcade on octagonal piers, blocked when N aisle demolished c1800. Three N windows, two with Y tracery and one with Intersected tracery. N door. Three S windows with Geometric tracery. C19 four bay roof with curved braces and wall pieces on stone corbels. Double chamfered chancel arch on polygonal responds. Early C14 chancel with two N windows with Geometric tracery, E window with Reticulated tracery and stained glass of 1878 and three S windows with Geometric or Curvilinear tracery. The middle of these has fragments of medieval galss including grisaille quarries. N door. N tomb recess with double chamfered arch and effigy of priest, c1300, the head under a crocketted gable. Piscina and triple sedilia. C19 three bay roof similar to nave. C12/C13 round font on probably C19 octagonal base. S porch rebuilt 1967. Kelly's Leicestershire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 1881, and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK6304614534

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 404864

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Kellys Directory' in Leicestershire Rutland Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, (1881)

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