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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: 1360835



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Burton and Dalby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Jan-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189790

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Great Dalby (north west side) 16/18 Church of St. Swithin 1.1.68


Parish church. Tower C13, repaired 1658, nave and aisle 1658, chancel restored 1838 and 1887, west door and window renewed by Goddard and Paget, 1889. Coursed and squared ironstone and limestone ashlar, with limestone ashlar dressings and Swithland slate roofs. West tower, nave, chancel, south aisle, south porch. West tower, 2 stages, has moulded plinth, string course, 4 gabled angle buttresses, and weathercock surmounting a pyramidal roof. First stage has to west a giant arch with double ringed shafts, containing a multiple-moulded doorway with moulded imposts, hood mould and stops, and above it a late C19 Geometrical triple lancet with hood mould. To south, a clock. Second stage has a chamfered double lancet bell opening with flat head and hood mould, to each face. Nave, 3 bays, has chamfered plinth, coved eaves with spouts, coped parapet and east gable. North side has 4 buttressed and 3 four light mullioned and transomed casements with the bottom lights blocked. Chancel, 2 bays, has a coped west gable. North side has to west a 2 light leaded casement and to east a lean-to organ chamber. East end has a 3 light mullioned and transomed casement. South side has to west a 2 light mullioned casement and a slightly off-centre chamfered pointed doorway with hood mould. South aisle,3 bays, has 4 buttresses, 2 setoffs and moulded eaves with spouts, topped with a moulded parapet. At east and west ends, a 2 light mullioned and transomed casement. South side has to west, a pair of cross mullioned casements above the porch, and to right, 2 paired full height 4 light mullioned and transomed casements. Above, between the windows, 3 shields with crests. South porch has coped gable and plain shouldered doorway. Interior has 2 stone benches and a C19 common rafter roof. Mid C17 south doorway has chamfered surround and studded C17 plank door with patterned strap hinges and C17 furniture. Interior has stilted segmental tower arch with multiple chamfers and rebates, and octagonal responds. 2 bay south arcade has an octagonal pier and responds with large double chamfered and rebated round arches. Plain roof, repaired Cl9. South aisle has the same roof. Chancel has a double chamfered and rebated round arch with. octagonal responds, and continuous sill band. East end has stone benches on each side. Matchboarded ceiling, 1838. Fittings include mid C17 octagonal font, early C18 vase and stem balustered altar rail, and late C19 benches, stalls, desk, pulpit and eagle lectern. C19 benefactions board and early C19 Royal Arms.

Listing NGR: SK7421114429

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National Grid Reference: SK 74211 14429


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