CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1361056

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1987

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH ROAD

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby (District Authority)

Parish: Glenfields

National Grid Reference: SK 53788 05997

Details

GLENFIELDS CHURCH ROAD SK 50 NW 1/24 Church of St Peter

GV II

Parish church. 1874-77, by Goddard and Paget. Granite rubble with Bath stone dressings, tiled roofs with ornamental ridges. Cruciform plan with nave, central tower, transepts and short chancel. North east vestry added 1923, later C20 vestry extension in south east angle. In late C12 - early C13 style, with plate tracery, buttresses and coped gables. West end and north and south gables of transepts have 2-light windows with cusped plate tracery. To north and south of nave are cusped lancets with dripmoulds and sill string, the south with 5 bays, the north with 4 windows and moulded arched doorway. Gabled porch with moulded arch. Over arch and doorway are hoodmoulds with carved head stops. Central tower us of 2-stages with pyramid roof and parapet corbelled out over recessed openings to bell-chamber. These openings are of 3-lights with plate tracery. Narrow lancets to lower stage, the south lancet more elaborate. Semi- octagonal stair projection at south east corner of tower. East end of chancel has triple cusped lancets with taller central light, carved foliage stops to dripmould, and double chamfered sill string. Plain interior with arch-braced collar roof to nave and moulded arches to crossing. Fittings and glass are all late Cl9-C20. Monument: re-sited in north transept is the early C15 marble effigy of Joan Fulleshurst.

Listing NGR: SK5378805997

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 188945

Legacy System: LBS

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