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Former Church of St Mary, Freeby

Description: Former Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 189807

OS Grid Reference: SK7847618798
OS Grid Coordinates: 478476, 318798
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7611, -0.8385

Location: Main Road, Freeby, Leicestershire LE14 2RY

Locality: Freeby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2RY

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Listing Text


(south side)
5/35 Former Church
of St. Mary


Parish church, now a house. Early C14, remodelled 1660,
converted to a house, 1977. Limestone ashlar, coursed and
squared rubble, with slate and slab roofs. West tower has
chamfered plinth and moulded band, 3 chamfered string courses,
coved verges, bolection moulded corners. 4 stages. First stage
has a single ogee headed lancet to north, south and west. Second
stage has a similar lancet to north and south. All these lancets
are blocked. Third stage has an altered louvred opening to east,
and the remains of a single lancet to west. Bell stage has a
single ogee lancet bell opening to north and south. Saddleback
roof is topped with an octagonal spirelet with finial and
weathercock. East and west gables have each 2 moulded cusped
single lancet openings with hood moulds, and above them an ogee
headed niche with bracket with ballflower ornament. The body of
the former church was partly demolished and converted into a
house in 1977. The tower is vested in the Redundant Churches

Listing NGR: SK7847618798

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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