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Church of Holy Trinity, Buckminster

Description: Church of Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189776

OS Grid Reference: SK8896021571
OS Grid Coordinates: 488960, 321571
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7844, -0.6824

Location: Back Lane, Buckminster, Leicestershire NG33 5RQ

Locality: Buckminster
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: NG33 5RQ

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Listing Text


(east side)
2/4 Church of Holy


Former chapel of Rest , now a parish church. Built in 1842 to the
designs of A. Salvin. Coursed and squared ironstone and
limestone ashlar with ashlar dressings and slate roofs.
Romanesque Revival style. Chamfered plinth and impost band.
Windows have diamond glazing. Projecting western bellcote, nave
and chancel under continuous roof. West end has central
projecting bellcote, 3 stages, with a string course with masks at
the corners. Central roll moulded round headed doorway with
plain hood mould and shafts with scallop capitals. Studded 2
leaf plank door with scrolled hinges. Beyond, on each side, a
round headed window with hood mould and shafts with scallop
capitals. Above, a similar central window. Above again, a
single bellcote with a chamfered round headed opening and coped
gable with kneelers. Nave and chancel, 4 bays, has at each
corner a shallow clasping buttress, and coped gables, that to
east with a cross. On each side, 4 round headed windows with
hood moulds and shafts with scallop capitals. East end has 2
larger round headed windows with linked hood moulds and shafts
with scallop capitals. Above, a round window. Interior has
wooden draught screen and kingpost roof with collars and wall
shafts. Fittings include a rectangular open-backed alabaster
pulpit with pointed blind arcades and marble shafts. C19 font
with stepped square base, round foot and stem, and bowl in the
form of a scallop capital. Traceried wooden reading desk
integral with the altar rail. C17 carved panel back armchair.
Plain stained pine benches. Boards with Decalogue, Lord's Prayer
and Creed. Memorials include a re-set marble war memorial
tablet, 1919.

Listing NGR: SK8896021571

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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