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Church of St Peter, Redmile

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 190249

OS Grid Reference: SK7971335528
OS Grid Coordinates: 479713, 335528
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9113, -0.8161

Location: Main Street, Redmile, Leicestershire NG13 0GB

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

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Listing Text

(North side)

47/314 Church of St Peter


Parish church. Nave and south aisle c. 1300, C14 west tower and chancel.
Some remodelling C15. Ironstone with limestone dressings. Lead roofs to
nave and aisle, slate to chancel and north transept. 3 stage tower with
blocked round-arched west doorway below 3-light C19 Perpendicular window.
Slit lights to ringing chamber and 2-light belfry windows. Diagonal
buttresses rise to crenellated parapet, above which is octagonal crocketed
spire. One tier gabled lucarnes with 2-light tracery. Gabled south porch
and 2-light south aisle windows. Large brick buttresses to north side of
nave. No nave windows below clerestory on this side. 3 C15 2-light
clerestory windows beneath triangular heads. 2 2-light south chancel
windows of trefoil pattern, doubtless C19. 3-light chancel east window and
2-light chancel north window. West of this a gabled C19 brick vestry.
Interior. 4 bay arcade on alternately circular and octagonal piers.
Double chamfered arches. Tall tower arch with circular responds with
polygonal bases and capitals. 5 bay C15 nave roof of canted tie beams with
arched braces dropping to wall posts on corbels. Ridge piece and one pair
butt purlins. Ties remain to aisle roof, otherwise this roof of 1980s.
C15 octagonal font with petal and tracery patterns to stem and bowl. Cl9
chancel roof of ties, collars, 2 tiers butt purlins and curved windbracing.
5 late C15 benches remain in chancel with poppyheads.

Listing NGR: SK7971335528

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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