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

Hinckley and Bosworth (District Authority)
Sutton Cheney
National Grid Reference:
SP 40361 98064


SUTTON CHENEY SP49 NW THE GREEN, DADLIINGTON (East Side) 8/116 Church of St. James 7.11.66 II*

Small Church. Largely late C13 with some Perpendicular work, and Victorian restoration. Limestone, coursed and squared with some ashlar,but rendered on the south wall. Plain tiled roof. Single cell with western bellcote and separate south Chapel. Bellcote is Victorian, tile hung with conical roof and wood louvres to lights. Half timbered open work gabled porch on stone footing walls. Angle buttresses to nave and side chapel. South windows of chapel are Perpendicular with stilted hood moulds, one with corbel figure heads. East and West windows are Decorated. 3-light east window to chancel, partly recut, with a resited fragment of carved stonework above it. Perpendicular north chancel windows. The north nave windows are also Perpendicular in style, but made of wood, possibly C18 or early C19 renewals. Possibly the north and south walls of the nave which are rendered have been either extensively repaired or rebuilt in brick. Inside the nave and chancel are in one, the arcade to the south chapel is of two bays with wide double chamfered arches and low shafts: the responds are keeled, and the central shaft is octagonal with one chamfer, a carved head. Roof trusses partly ceiled over but curved braces support the tie and there are raking braces to a collar. Double sedilia and piscina in chancel, simple chamfered arches with hood mould. Stained glass in Chapel east window, the Good Shepherd and Samaritan. Small piscina niche in south wall of Chapel.

Listing NGR: SP4036198064


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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: 10 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/04151/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Wise. Source Historic England Archive
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