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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1360671



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Horninghold

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 190976

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SP 89 NW

3/73 Church of St. Peter



Church. C12-C13, C15 and restored 1844, 1904 and 1936. Coursed rubble stone with stone dressings and ashlar spire, and leaded and Collyweston slate roofs. Stone coped gables. W tower with spire, nave, aisles, chancel and N porch. Late C13 W tower of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, W doorway, 4 bell openings with Y tracery, and short broach spire. 1 tier of lucarnes with cusped lights and plate tracery. Foliage finial. Triple chamfered nave arch, chamfer continuing to ground. 3 bay N arcade with double chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Early C13 3 bay S arcade similar but with rounded arches. Perp clerestory with 3 2-light flat-topped windows either side. Perp 3 bay low-pitch tie-beam roof. N aisle has Perp 3-light NE window and 2 2-light flat-topped N windows. N porch with single chamfered archway. Double chamfered chancel arch, the inner on polygonal responds. Chancel has 3-light flat-topped window to N and S and similar 2-light to E. Whitewashed plastered ceiling. S aisle has similar 3-light windows and reset Norman S doorway. Palmette decoration in imposts and, on arch, 3 concentric tiers of chip-carved stars. Hood mould with billet moulding. C13 octagonal font with C18 cover. Some medieval bench ends, a few with poppy-heads. Knight Templar coffin slab, c1260, now on wall near W door. C18 communion rail with turned balusters. Outside on N aisle E wall are mounted 3 C18 slate wall monuments. Pevsner, V.C.H., Vol.V., and White's Leicestershire and Rutland, 1877.

Listing NGR: SP8069597090

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W , The Victoria History of the County of Leicester, (1964)
Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1984)
'Whites Directory' in Leicestershire and Rutland, (1877)

National Grid Reference: SP 80695 97090


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