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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
404864
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 20 Nov 2005
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