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Church of St Michael and All Angels, Clawson, Hose and Harby

Description: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 190111

OS Grid Reference: SK7362729276
OS Grid Coordinates: 473627, 329276
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8560, -0.9080

Location: Bolton Lane, Harby, Leicestershire LE14 4JG

Locality: Clawson, Hose and Harby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 4JG

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Listing Text

SK 72 NW Church of St Michael and
9/30 All Angels


Church. C13-C15, repaired C18 and early C19. S arcade rebuilt c.1887.
Coursed ironstone rubble and coursed squared ironstone, with limestone
dressings, lead roofs. Chancel, aisled nave, N & S porches and W tower. 2-
bay chancel has 3-light E window with foiled heads to lights, low 2-centred
arched head and hood mould with label stops, 1-light windows to S with
pointed heads of red brick, 2-light window to NE with Y tracery and pointed
head of former priest's door to NW, now window, rest blocked. Nave has 4-
window clerestory of limestone and 3-light windows with 4-centred arched
heads and hood moulds. N aisle has 2-light windows either end and to NW
with Y tracery and 3-light window to NE with intersecting tracery, all with
hood moulds. N doorway has hollow chamfer and sunk quadrant moulding,
imposts, hood mould with label stops, and medieval door with long wrought-
iron hinges. C18 porch of red brick with round-headed doorway which has
limestone imposts and key block. S aisle has 3-light windows with
triangular heads and hood moulds. Worn S door has imposts with nailhead
ornament. C18 S porch of red brick with round-headed doorway, blocked
except for head, with limestone imposts and key block. S aisle has sundial
dated 1735. W tower has 2-light W window with ogee-arched heads to lights
quatrefoil to head and hood mould. Niche above with nodding ogee head of
limestone. 2-light bell-chamber openings with foiled heads to lights,
transoms, 2-centred arched heads and hood moulds. Battlemented parapets to
truer, nave and aisles, all of limestone. Interior: Nave has 3-bay arcades
with octagonal piers, polygonal responds, moulded bases and capitals, and
double-chamfered arches. Font: octagonal with panelled stem, shields in
quatrefoils to burl and angels with spread wings to angles of underside of
burl, Stain-glass NE aisle window by Westlake 1913. Slate wall monument
with gilded incised ornament and lettering to Joseph Shilcock dated 1786
signed W Barnes. Similar wall monument to William Shullock dated 1813,
signed Swain Clawson. Buildings of England Leicester 1984 p.180

Listing NGR: SK7362729276

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Source: English Heritage

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