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Church of St Peter, Aston Flamville

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 October 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 188992

OS Grid Reference: SP4632292748
OS Grid Coordinates: 446322, 292748
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5306, -1.3186

Location: Sharnford Road, Aston Flamville, Leicestershire LE10 3AL

Locality: Aston Flamville
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE10 3AL

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Listing Text

SP 49 SE (east side)

3/2 Church of St Peter
7.10.57 II

The address shall be amended to read; LYCHGATE LANE
(east side)
(known locally as
Burbage Lane)

SP 49 SE (east side)

3/2 Church of St. Peter

7.10.57 II

Parish church. C11, C13. Nave, porch and tower rebuilt in 1873
to the designs of William Smith at the charge of Sir J. W. C.
Hartopp. Random granite rubble with ashlar dressings and plain
tile roofs. West tower, nave, chancel, south porch. Buttressed
west tower, 3 stages, has chamfered and moulded plinth, 2 string
courses, moulded eaves band with gargoyles and crenellated
parapet with pinnacles. First stage has to west a cusped
Decorated double lancet with hood mould. Second stage has to
west a clock, and to north and south a single lancet. Third
stage has on each side a cusped double lancet bell opening with
hood mould. Nave, 3 bays, has on each side 3 buttresses.
Chamfered plinth, moulded sill band, coped gable with finial.
North side has a re-set central Cll window, flanked to left by an
intersecting triple lancet and to. right by a Decorated double
lancet, both with hood moulds. South side has to the east of the
porch, 2 similar lancets, and to the west, a Decorated single
lancet, all with hood moulds. Chancel, 2 bays, has moulded sill
band, chamfered eaves and coped gable with finial. East end has
a C19 triple lancet with intersecting tracery and hood mould.
South side has to west a C13 chamfered lancet and to east a C19
triple lancet with intersecting tracery and hood mould. South
porch has chamfered sill band, coved eaves with bosses, and coped
gable with kneelers and finial. Double chamfered and rebated
south doorway with shafts with crocketed capitals. Pair of C19
traceried wooden gates. In each side, a single shouldered
lancet. Interior has common rafter roof and doorway with
filleted roll mould and hood mould. Grained close boarded door.
Double chamfered and rebated tower arch has facetted conical
imposts. Nave has a south east window with stained glass, 1864,
and arch braced roof with collars and spine beam. Chancel has a
C19 double rebated arch with painted text, and half-round
responds. North west window has stained glass, 1909. East end
has an oak panelled dado, 1957, and a stained glass window by
Hardman, 1868. South side has to east a C13 filleted roll
moulded piscina, and to west, a stained glass window, 1846. C19
king post roof with struts and traceried spandrels. Fittings
include a square alabaster font, 1864, on multiple shafts, with
biblical scenes in relief on each side, and figures in niches at
each corner. Early C18 altar table with shaped apron, early C18
altar rail with turned newels, C19 traceried octagonal oak pulpit
and panelled stalls and benches. Memorials include alabaster
chest tomb with shield panels and incised slab lid, to Sir
William Turville, 1552. Kneeling male figure, alabaster, early
C17. Pedimented marble wall monument with figure in roundel and
inscribed panel with reeded surround, to members of the Cradock-
Hartopp family, 1767. Wall monument in the form of a Gothic
niche, marble, 1833. Draped Classical marble and slate tablet, by
Male and Son, 1843. 4 brasses, C19 and C20.

Listing NGR: SP4632292748

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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