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Church of Saint Leonard, Hoton

Description: Church of Saint Leonard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189301

OS Grid Reference: SK5741022600
OS Grid Coordinates: 457410, 322600
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7979, -1.1500

Location: 44 Rempstone Road, Hoton, Leicestershire LE12 5SN

Locality: Hoton
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE12 5SN

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Listing Text

1/43 Church of Saint Leonard


Small parish church of medieval origin, largely rebuilt in C18 and C19. West
tower, and nave and chancel under a single roof. Tower of early C14, coursed
rubble, with quoins, moulded projecting string courses, 4 traceried lights
to bell chamber and embattled parapet. North wall of nave is rubble with
brick dressings and round arched C18 windows with wooden Y tracery, heightened
with Charnwood granite when the Chancel (also granite) was built in 1834 by
the Packe family of Prestwold. Chancel has pointed gothic lights with Y-tracery,
a canted apse with late decorated style E window, limestone dressings and priests
door with traceried light over in continuous frame on S wall. S. wall of
nave is C18brick on stone plinth with 2 round arched windows.

Interior has west gallery, wood panelled on columns and bearing the royal arms,
and a roof of 1834 with pierced cambered trusses.

Listing NGR: SK5741022600

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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