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Church of St Leonard, Ab Kettleby

Description: Church of St Leonard

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 189946

OS Grid Reference: SK7358023638
OS Grid Coordinates: 473580, 323638
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8053, -0.9099

Location: Main Street, Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire LE14 4SZ

Locality: Ab Kettleby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 4SZ

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Listing Text

(West Side)
SK 73 23 Church of St Leonard St Ieanard

Church. C13, repaired C17 and C19.
Coursed squared ironstone and limestone, lead roof.
Nave and chancel in one.
3-light E window with intersecting tracery flanked by diagonal off-set
buttresses. Lancet window to SE with hood mould. Narrow 1-light window to
middle S wall with chamfered jambs and stone lintel. Part-blocked S door
with chamfer and triangular archer head, top half now a window. 1-light
window to SW with chamfered surround. N side has 2-light window to NE with
chamfered stone mullion and straight head. N door has chamfer, depressed
arched head and hood mould. Offset buttress to right of NE window. W end
has faucet window to right of centre with hood mould and projecting bell-
cote to centre with single arched opening for bell.
Interior: Font, probably C17, with 16-sided bowl, stern and base.
Medieval stain-glass shield in E window.
Quarries of diamond-leaded SW window have a number of scratched inscriptions
recording repairs as follows: H Truckwood/1775; Wm Wainwright/Plumber and
Glazier/Sept 1818; Wm Palmer/Plumber and Glazier/Melton Mowbray/January
20/1827; (nearby). Plumber Stupid/Lout; C Kingham/Plumber and
Buildings of England. Leicester 1984, p.179.

Listing NGR: SK7358023638

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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