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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

List entry Number: 1035066

Location

CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, A41

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireWarwickDistrict AuthorityBeausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 308394

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

WROXALL A41 SP2270 (South-west side) 8/128 Church of Saint Leonard 11/04/67 GV I Church, formerly north aisle of priory church. Circa 1315; west tower c.1663; C19 organ bay to south side. Squared coursed stone; C17 brick to tower; roof not visible. 10-bay nave and west tower. 4-centre arched door to left of centre with wood panelled door. 3-light window of steeply-stepped lancets under single 2-centred arch to centre. 2-bay organ bay to right with C19 tracery windows. Blocked 2-centre arches to south side of church are former north aisle arcade. 5-light Perpendicular-tracery window to East end of nave. North side: blocked 2-centre arched central doorway with ball flower moulding. 2-centre arched doorway to right with ribbed and studded door. Five 3-light windows of steeply-stepped lancets under single 2-centred arches. Tower: 3-light window of steeply-stepped lancets under single 2-centred arch to west end. Dog-tooth bond brickwork to North face of tower. Round stair turret to north face of tower. 2-light louvred openings with cusped lights to bell-chamber. Battlemented parapet to tower. Interior: Perpendicular 10-bay roof. C19 stone reredos, C19 choir stalls, C19 chancel screen. C14 font to right of chancel, screen has octagonal base and basin. C19 pews and pulpit. medieval stained glass to: most windows, of high quality. History: formerly north aisle of priory church. Priory founded for Benedictine nuns c.1135. Church consecrated 1315. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp483-484; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol.3: 1935, pp215-216) [ 129]

Listing NGR: SP2218770729

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 215-6
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 483-4
Other
Part 42 Warwickshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 22191 70727

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