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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Redmile

Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 190247

OS Grid Reference: SK7777834938
OS Grid Coordinates: 477778, 334938
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9063, -0.8450

Location: Jericho Lane, Redmile, Leicestershire NG13 0HF

Locality: Redmile
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: NG13 0HF

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Listing Text

(West side)
46/301 Church of St Peter and
St Paul


Parish church. Mainly C14 with C15 alterations. West tower, nave,
chancel, north aisle, and south aisle added and clerestory rebuilt in 1840
by William Parsons. Restored 1857. Ironstone with ashlar dressings and
slate roofs. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses. 3-light
Perpendicular west window. String courses between storeys. Slit lights to
ringing chamber and 2-light Perpendicular belfry windows. Crenellated
limestone parapet with angle pinnacles. Plain octagonal spire. North
aisle has 2 3-light Perpendicular windows under 4-centred arches and a
similar east window. South aisle has 3-light Perpendicular windows of cast
iron and an arched doorway. Chancel lit through 2-light arched windows.
Interior. 3 bay arcade standing on compound piers: circular moulded bases
and undercut capitals. South side is of 1840. Triple chamfered tower
arch. Nave roof of tie beams on arched braces dropping on wall posts to
corbels. King strut rises from ties to ridge piece forming triangular
traceried openwork panels. Plain C13 drum font. C14 effigy in nave under
ogeed wall arch with finial. C15 tower screen partly formed of doors from
a chancel screen. Chancel roof as nave, but C19. 4 stall ends in chancel,
with elaborate poppyheads and deeply undercut figures of saints and other
carving: late C15.

Listing NGR: SK7777834938

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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