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Description: Church of St Leonard
Date Listed: 26 April 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 138551
OS Grid Reference: SU6330349074
OS Grid Coordinates: 463303, 149074
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2373, -1.0946
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SU 64 NW CLIDDESDEN CHURCH LANE
26.4.57 Church of St Leonard
C12, C15, mainly 1889. A single-celled nave and chancel, extended in the late C19 at the time of the substantial restoration. Continuous old tile roof (nave tiling at the eastern side), with a stone bell-turret above the west gables. There is flint with stone dressings, with buttresses at the corners and intermediately, the eastern bay having flintwork of the restoration date, moulded plinth and a cill band carried round the east end. The Gothic traceried windows are mainly coupled lights beneath hood-moulds but the east side has 2 square framed lights close together, the east and west windows being of 3 lights; all contain stained glass with a modern design in the west window. There is a stone south porch. Within, the roof has C15 arch-braced trusses, with tie beams, close-coupled at the old division between nave and chancel, with lighter eastern trusses more closely spaced. On the north side of the nave is a part recess, being the surviving Norman doorway (also visible on the outside). There is a Victorian Vestry on the north side, with an arched opening onto the chancel,
containing the organ. All the fittings are Victorian.
This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.
Source: English Heritage
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