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Church of St Leonard, Whitsbury

Description: Church of St Leonard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 144155

OS Grid Reference: SU1291019137
OS Grid Coordinates: 412910, 119137
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9715, -1.8175

Location: Whitsbury, Hampshire SP6 3QD

Locality: Whitsbury
Local Authority: New Forest District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP6 3QD

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Listing Text

SU 11 NW
5/6 Church of St Leonard


Parish church. Of medieval origins, C18 tower, rebuilt 1878. Brick
and reused squared stone, flint plinth, brick tower and repairs, plain
tile roof. Plan of chancel with north vestry, nave and west tower, in
Dec style. East window triple lancet with circular tracery over, and
hood mould. Other windows trefoiled, except older north window.
Kneelered gable walls. Paired lancets in nave and tower. Tower has
chamfered lower stages. Pointed west door. Inside C19 with pointed arch
on corbel capitals to vestry and chancel. Early and mid C19 memorials
to Templeman and Purvis families. 5 steps up to tower porch, with stone
tablets 1762 to Charles Delafaye and small plain cylinder font of old

Listing NGR: SP1529519175

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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