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Church of St Mary, Coleorton

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 187768

OS Grid Reference: SK3907517248
OS Grid Coordinates: 439075, 317248
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7514, -1.4225

Location: Coleorton, Leicestershire LE67 8FD

Locality: Coleorton
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE67 8FD

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Listing Text


3/1 Church of St. Mary

Parish Church, C14 and C15, restored c1850. Coursed squared rubble. West
tower with fine recessed spire, and traceried lights, and round stair turret.
Perpendicular south aisle, with polygonal stair tower at west end, and cornice
with carved decorative heads. This, and the decorated window tracery look
like C19 renewal. Windows have hood-moulds, externally, some with corbel
heads. Ball flower cornice to north aisle. Arcaded interior has various
pieces of Flemish and English C17 woodwork, and in the west window, stained
glass of C1500 brought from Rouen by Sir George Beaumont, also a monument to
Sir Thomas Beaumont, d. 1607 of alabaster with reclining effigies in a recess.

Listing NGR: SK3907517248

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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