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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 DENYS AND PAGET TOMBS IN CHURCHYARD

List entry Number: 1074370

Location

CHURCH OF ST DENYS AND PAGET TOMBS IN CHURCHYARD, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireNorth West LeicestershireDistrict AuthorityIbstock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 187795

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History

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Details

SK 40 NW IBSTOCK HIGH STREW 7/27 7.11.66 Church of St Denys and Paget Family tombs in Churchyard

II*

Parish church in early decorated style - early C14. Blue-grey sandstone, ashlar to aisles, coursed, squared rubble to chancel. West tower with decorated parapet and short recessed spire with lunettes - a local type. Nave of 3 bays with clerestory and aisles. Simple traceried windows with corbel heads. Curvilinear tracery to East windows. Parapets to nave, aisles and chancel. Chancel contains 2 low-side windows, reinstated in restoration of 1897. Other restoration work included removal of internal plaster, renewal of some stonework. Interior has simple nave arcade and chancel arch, and font which may pre-date the church. Archbishop Laud was priest here between 1617 and 1625-6. Church is set back from village street down long avenue in large graveyard edging onto fields. Series of slate headstones in yard, including Paget family tombs.

Listing NGR: SK4045309562

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National Grid Reference: SK 40453 09562

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