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Church of St Andrew, Carlton

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 188008

OS Grid Reference: SK3965004986
OS Grid Coordinates: 439650, 304986
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6412, -1.4155

Location: Main Street, Carlton, Leicestershire CV13 0BZ

Locality: Carlton
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: CV13 0BZ

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Listing Text

SK30 SE MAIN STREET (South Side)

4/11 Church of St. Andrew


Church. Rebuilt 1764 and Gothicized in 1867 by H. Goddard & Son. Brick with
limestone dressings, including plinth which may be the relic of a Mediaeval
building, Swithland Slate Roofs with cresting. West tower nave and chancel.
West tower entirely of 1867 with clasping buttresses, western lancet and
quatrefoil above, tripartite arcading to bell chamber, the outer lower arches
blind. Saddleback roof of Welsh slate with ridge cresting. Door in its north
wall. South arcade has paired trefoiled lights with hoodmoulds. Gabled
vestry to south of chancel which has east window of 3 lights with roundels.
Narrow lancet in north wall of chancel. Plain interior: tower arch rids
stilted outer chamfer and hoodmould, and this detail is reflected in the
chancel arch also. Elaborate nave roof of kingpost construction with ornate
tracery filling the spandrels and inscriptions on the west and east tie
beams. Chancel roof has scissor braced common rafters. Furnishings date from
the restoration of 1867: pews, stone pulpit and font. Encaustic floor tiles
to chancel, and altar rails with cusped tracery. Stained glass: north window
by Theodora Salisbury of 1920, a war memorial depicting Saints Gabriel and
Michael, and in the chancel north wall two saints in the lancets, Mediaeval
style, 1909. Simple emblems and flower quarries in east window.

Listing NGR: SK3965004986

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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