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Church of All Saints, Thurcaston and Cropston

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189160

OS Grid Reference: SK5653610680
OS Grid Coordinates: 456536, 310680
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6909, -1.1650

Location: Anstey Lane, Thurcaston, Leicestershire LE7 7JB

Locality: Thurcaston and Cropston
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 7JB

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Listing Text

SK 51 SE
1.6.66 Church of All Saints
Church of C12, C13, C15 and C19, Granite and slate rubble stone with stone
dressings and Swithland slate roof. W tower, nave, N aisle and chancel
chapel, chancel and S porch. W tower of 3 stages, lower part C13, upper
C15, with clasping buttresses, four bell openings and battlements. Blocked
N and S lancets. Nave of C13 with Perp 3 bay N arcade of double chamfered
arches supported by octagonal piers.Similar lower 2 bay N chancel arcade.
Nave roof of 3¼ bays. Cambered tie beams with wall pieces and curved braces
rising from corbels. King and angle struts with collars. Double purlins
with waved wind braces. N aisle of C13 with NW lancet and N door. NE window
C19 Recticulated type tracery and 2 N windows C19 Geometric.Roof probably
C15/C16 part lean-to and part low pitch tie beam type at same angle. Chancel
chapel screen partly C14 and possibly from chancel. Chancel has wooden
chancel arch and 2 S windows with restored Y tracery, 1 with stained glass
of 1935 by Heaton, Butler and Bayne, London. Restored Perp E window with
fragments of C15 stained glass. 3¼ bay chancel roof, queen post tie beam
truss, partly boarded C19. On exterior of chancel a blocked window with
Geometric tracery and small window above E window. Nave has timbered E
gable. In nave S wall 3 Perp windows with stained glass of 1930 in one.
S door with C12 arch. S porch has 2 bay double purlin roof with curved
wind braces, curved collars and no tie beams. Interior includes C13 stone
coffin lid, C15 font, C17 and C18 slate floor stones, slate headstone of
1641 and Latimer monument of 1843 by Broadbent of Leicester.

Listing NGR: SK5653610680

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Source: English Heritage

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