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County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
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SO 36185 41108


BLAKEMERE CP BLAKEMERE GREEN SO 34 SE 4/11 Church of St Leonard 2.9.66 GV II

Parish church. 1877 by G Truefitt incorporating medieval material. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and graduated slate roof. Nave, with south porch and chancel. Nave of three bays, to west the south door which is C12 with a semi-circular head of two orders, the inner moulded and the outer chamfered with a moulded label. The two windows are each of two trefoiled lights under a two-centred arch with moulded label. North wall has two similar windows and a blocked C14 north door with chamfered jambs and a segmental pointed head. West window of two cinquefoiled lights under a square head. Bellcote to gable above contains three bells. Chancel has two windows in south wall, the western window of one ogee trefoiled light, the eastern of two cinquefoiled lights with tracery in the square head. North wall has two lancets, that to the east with a semi-circular head, to west with a pointed head. East window has three trefoiled lancets. Roof of nave of three bays, with arch-braced collar trusses, chancel roof of two bays. Interior: the C12 chancel arch is two-centred and of two orders with a moulded label, the outer order chamfered and continuous, the inner order springs from corbels with short shafts. In the north wall of chancel a small C14 tomb recess with moulded two-centred arch and label. Fittings: font has a C12 bowl with cable moulding to neck, stem C19. Communion rail C17 with turned balusters. Pulpit made up of C17 woodwork, including similar balusters and enriched panels. (RCHM, Vol 1, pp 23-4; BoE, p 76).

Listing NGR: SO3618541108


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Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931), 23-4
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 76


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 03 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14555/08
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