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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: PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1235286

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, BURTON STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireMeltonDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 425927

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History

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Details

SK 7519 SW MELTON MOWBRAY BURTON STREET (West Side) 890/1/20 Parish Church of St Mary

24-OCT-1950

GV I

Large and impressive church with tall central tower, nave, aisles, chancel and aisled transepts. Some Norman and earlier C13 work but most of church of late C13 to mid C14 date. C15 Perpendicular additions dominant in external views of church. North vestry C16. Church restored by Scott during 1850's. Once a cell of Lewes Priory and they built the chancel. Fine Perpendicular clerestory carried over nave and chancel. Perpendicular upper stages of tower rest on Norman work. Good west porch of C14 date. North and south entrances in addition to this. Church contains mediaeval tomb of Lord Mowbray. Other monuments of C14, C15, C16 and C18 date. Tablet to John Ferneley Artist. (see Elgin Lodge.)

All the listed buildings in Burton Street form a group of which Nos 24 to 36 (even) are of local interest. The Parish Church of St Mary forms a part of groups on Burton Street, Church Street and Church Terrace, and is also the most prominent feature in near and distant views of the town.



Listing NGR: SK7527619030

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National Grid Reference: SK 75276 19030

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