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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 ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1320400

Location

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, STEEPLE ROW

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireCharnwoodDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1965

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189457

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History

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Details

SK 5319 NE STEEPLE ROW 10/86 (east side)

15.3.65 Church of All Saints

I

Church, mainly C14, restored and enlarged 1862 by G G Scott. Of ashlar. Nave and aisles (with secondary south aisle added 1862 between south transept and porch), transepts, chancel, 4-stage C15 west tower. Four-bay nave with pinnacles and battlements. Three-light aisle windows with decorated tracery. Three-light C15 clerestory windows, 2 to each bay. Chancel with perpendicular windows to north and south, but decorated 5-light east window. Tower: west doorway with shields and leaves carved in the spandrels, 5-light perpendicular west window, 3-light blind window above. Bell stage has 2 tall 2-light windows with transoms and quatrefoil heads flanked by blank panels with identical tracery. Pinnacles and battlements above (restored 1950). Interior: very lofty tower arch. Quatrefoil arcade piers. C19 roofs. Sedilia and piscina in chancel. Piscina and aumbry in south chapel. C19 wrought iron altar table in south aisle. Fine monument to Joanna Walters, d.1673, carved with angels holding a curtain to either side of inscription tablet, and the shrouded bodies of a woman and 2 babies beneath. Some C15 brasses. Fine collection of carved Swithland slate headstones in churchyard. N Pevsner, [Leicestershire and Rutland.

Listing NGR: SK5381019942

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SK 53810 19942

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