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Church of St Cuthbert, Great Glen

Description: Church of St Cuthbert

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 191050

OS Grid Reference: SP6522997772
OS Grid Coordinates: 465229, 297772
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5739, -1.0389

Location: 34 Church Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire LE8 9FE

Locality: Great Glen
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE8 9FE

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Listing Text

3/28 (South Side)
Church of St. Cuthbert
Church. C14 tower,rest restored and much rebuilt 1876. Restoration and
rebuilding by Carpenter and Ingelow of London. Ashlar rubble stone and
granite rubble stone. Plain tile roof with stone coped gables, finials,
ornamental ridge tiles and N aisle stone stack. Angle buttresses with
set-offs and hood moulds mostly with head stops. W tower, nave, N aisle,
chancel, N chancel vestry and S porch. C14 ashlar tower of 3 stages with
moulded plinth, angle buttresses with set-offs, 2-light W window, triangular W
window on 2nd stage, with S bull's eye window and N and S clock faces, 4
2-light bell openings with Y or Reticulated tracery, and battlements. Triple
chamfered nave arch, the outer 2 continuing to ground, the inner on polygonal
responds. 4 bay N arcade with double chamfered arches on keeled quatrefoil
piers and keeled responds. 3 S windows with Y or Intersected tracery. C19 5
bay wagon roof. N aisle has windows with Y or Intersected tracery, N door,
piscina and NE window with stained glass of 1926 by Heaton, Butler and Bayne.
Rood screen doorway. Many moulded chancel arch on demi-quatrefoil responds.
Chancel has windows with Y or Intersected tracery, S door, C19 piscina and E
window with stained glass of 1910 probably also by Heaton, Butler and Bayne.
C19 wagon roof. S porch has many moulded arch on shafted responds. Probably
C12 round font. V.C.H., Vol.V and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP6522097772

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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