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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 MARY

List entry Number: 1073571

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, ASHBY ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireNorth West LeicestershireDistrict AuthorityColeorton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1965

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 187768

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SK 31 NE COLEORTON ASHBY ROAD

3/1 Church of St. Mary 24.11.65 GV II*

Parish Church, C14 and C15, restored c1850. Coursed squared rubble. West tower with fine recessed spire, and traceried lights, and round stair turret. Perpendicular south aisle, with polygonal stair tower at west end, and cornice with carved decorative heads. This, and the decorated window tracery look like C19 renewal. Windows have hood-moulds, externally, some with corbel heads. Ball flower cornice to north aisle. Arcaded interior has various pieces of Flemish and English C17 woodwork, and in the west window, stained glass of C1500 brought from Rouen by Sir George Beaumont, also a monument to Sir Thomas Beaumont, d. 1607 of alabaster with reclining effigies in a recess.

Listing NGR: SK3907517248

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Title: An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Central England - Date: 1986

National Grid Reference: SK 39075 17248

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