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Church of St Bartholomew, Kirby Muxloe

Description: Church of St Bartholomew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 October 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 188963

OS Grid Reference: SK5207204658
OS Grid Coordinates: 452072, 304658
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6372, -1.2320

Location: B5380, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire LE9 2AP

Locality: Kirby Muxloe
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE9 2AP

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Listing Text

SK 50 SW
4/41 Church of St Bartholomew
Parish church. Early C13 with C14 and C15 alterations to tower. Very much
restored 1849 and 1857-8, with further restorations to tower 1891. Vestry/ organ
chamber added 1927. Granite and slate rubble with limestone dressings and some
ashlar facing to tower. Swithland slate roofs. Nave, south tower, chancel,
north vestry/organ chamber. C19 off-set buttresses and gable copings. Y-tracery
windows in double hollow-chamfered surrounds with hoodmoulds, all renewed C19.
Nave has 3-light west window with carved heads at stops and apex, 3 bays of 2-
light windows to north, and 2 similar windows to south. South tower is of 2
stages with moulded string and eaves, pyramidal roof and weathercock. Short
diagonal buttresses. Late C14-C15 bell-chamber with 2-light traceried openings
and single cusped ogee lights below. South door, through tower, has moulded
2-centred arch with hoodmould. Small C20 boiler room in south west angle between
tower and nave. Chancel has 2-light window to north, 2 more to south along with
a transomed low-side window and a blocked door, and 3-light east window. Vestry
is gabled to north and has matching windows and north door. Interior: C19 roofs,
that to nave with scissor trusses on carved foliage corbels; double-chamfered
chancel arch with inner order on semi-octagonal piers; small arched niche in
south wall of nave; small arched piscina in chancel; 2 arches to vestry and organ
chamber. Fittings are all C19-C20, and include a carved stone reredos with panels
for texts; and early C20 glass. Wall tablet in chancel to Francis St John 1732,
with broken pediment.

Listing NGR: SK5207204658

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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