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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 GILES

List entry Number: 1074853

Location

CHURCH OF ST GILES, GARTREE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHarboroughDistrict AuthorityLittle Stretton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 190665

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

GREAT STRETTON SK 60 SE GARTREE ROAD (South Side) 5/104 GREAT STRETTON 29.12.66 Church of St.Giles

II*

Small church. C12/C13, rebuilt 1838, and C15. Rubble stone, with coursed squared stone and ashlar tower, and Welsh and Swithland slate-roofs. W tower, nave and chancel under one roof, and S porch. Tower, mainly of C15, of 2 stages with plinth, buttresses with set-offs (diagonal on W corners), 4 small 2-light bell openings and battlements. Norman nave arch. On nave N wall, blocked door, window of 1838 and 2 heads of C13 windows built into wall. Simple Geometric tracery. E window also of 1838. On S wall a similar window and head of window with Y tracery built in. Transitional S doorway. S porch also probably of 1838. C19 tie beam roof to nave. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK6572900460

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1960)

National Grid Reference: SK 65729 00460

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