CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1295131

Date first listed: 01-Jan-1968

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH LANE

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton (District Authority)

Parish: Ab Kettleby

National Grid Reference: SK 73580 23638

Details

AB KETTLEBY CHURCH LANE (West Side) HOLWELL SK 73 23 Church of St Leonard St Ieanard 23/249 II* 1.1.68

Church. C13, repaired C17 and C19. Coursed squared ironstone and limestone, lead roof. Nave and chancel in one. 3-light E window with intersecting tracery flanked by diagonal off-set buttresses. Lancet window to SE with hood mould. Narrow 1-light window to middle S wall with chamfered jambs and stone lintel. Part-blocked S door with chamfer and triangular archer head, top half now a window. 1-light window to SW with chamfered surround. N side has 2-light window to NE with chamfered stone mullion and straight head. N door has chamfer, depressed arched head and hood mould. Offset buttress to right of NE window. W end has faucet window to right of centre with hood mould and projecting bell- cote to centre with single arched opening for bell. Interior: Font, probably C17, with 16-sided bowl, stern and base. Medieval stain-glass shield in E window. Quarries of diamond-leaded SW window have a number of scratched inscriptions recording repairs as follows: H Truckwood/1775; Wm Wainwright/Plumber and Glazier/Sept 1818; Wm Palmer/Plumber and Glazier/Melton Mowbray/January 20/1827; (nearby). Plumber Stupid/Lout; C Kingham/Plumber and Glazier/1889/Melton. Buildings of England. Leicester 1984, p.179.

Listing NGR: SK7358023638

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 189946

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1984), 179

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