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St Leonard, Main Street

St Leonard, Main Street, Charlecote, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire CV35 9EW View on map

Grade I listed and built 1851-3 by John Gibson for Mary Elizabeth Lucy whose family monuments and effigies are displayed in the church. A very fine example of a 19th century estate church with outstanding 16th and 17th monuments, which forms an important group with the buildings of Charlecote Park. Fine stained glass windows with north window to nave by C E Kempe c1890.


Opening Arrangements

Daily, 10:30am-4pm (8am-6pm in summer months).


Keele lies 2½ miles to the west of Newcastle-under-Lyme on A525 The church is signposted form the Keele bypass. Rail: Stoke-on-Trent (4½ miles), Crewe (10miles). Bus: Regular services (Stoke to Keele), First No 25, D & G No 85A. The spire of the church can be clearly seen from the bus stop (6 mins walk) mainly uphill, steep in places. Wheelchair users need to contact key holder for further advice.

Parking Spaces


Adjacent to the Lychgate. Street parking for a few cars at church bank.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes