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Ruins of Old Church of St Peter, Glenfields

Description: Ruins of Old Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 October 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 188944

OS Grid Reference: SK5374506015
OS Grid Coordinates: 453745, 306015
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6492, -1.2070

Location: 19 Church Road, Glenfields, Leicestershire LE3 8DF

Locality: Glenfields
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE3 8DF

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Listing Text

SK 50 NW
1/23 Ruins of Old Church of
St Peter

Ruins of old church. Late C13-C14. Granite rubble with limestone dressings;
no roof. Cruciform plan with nave, chancel and small transepts. Chamfered
plinth, various buttresses. Nave has projection for former bellcote at west
end, and one bay of arched windows, that on north side retaining Y-tracery.
Small arched doorways to north and south, both moulded and chamfered with middle
order on attached shafts. Transepts have lancet windows with hoodmoulds in west
sides. South transept also has 2-light south window with hoodmould and iron
bars replacing tracery, and blocked single light to east. North transept is
mostly missing. Between transepts and nave are low wide arches of 2 chamfered
orders, the inner order on corbels. Chancel has 2 bays of 2-light traceried
windows to south with uncusped lower lights, quatrefoils above, and hoodmoulds
with carved head stops. Lower 2-light window to left with cusped tracery. North
side of chancel has lancet at west end and small chamfered doorway with arch
on imposts. Large arched 4-light east window with intersecting tracery, part

Listing NGR: SK5374506015

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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