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Church of St Giles, Little Stretton

Description: Church of St Giles

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 190665

OS Grid Reference: SK6572900460
OS Grid Coordinates: 465729, 300460
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5980, -1.0310

Location: Gartree Road, Little Stretton, Leicestershire LE2 2FR

Locality: Little Stretton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE2 2FR

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There is also a scheduled monument, Stretton Magna Deserted Village, Two Fishponds and Moated Site., at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SK 60 SE GARTREE ROAD (South Side)
29.12.66 Church of St.Giles


Small church. C12/C13, rebuilt 1838, and C15. Rubble stone, with coursed
squared stone and ashlar tower, and Welsh and Swithland slate-roofs. W tower,
nave and chancel under one roof, and S porch. Tower, mainly of C15, of 2
stages with plinth, buttresses with set-offs (diagonal on W corners), 4 small
2-light bell openings and battlements. Norman nave arch. On nave N wall,
blocked door, window of 1838 and 2 heads of C13 windows built into wall.
Simple Geometric tracery. E window also of 1838. On S wall a similar window
and head of window with Y tracery built in. Transitional S doorway. S porch
also probably of 1838. C19 tie beam roof to nave. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK6572900460

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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