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Description: Church of St Leonard, Billingford
Date Listed: 7 December 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 225987
OS Grid Reference: TM1681479062
OS Grid Coordinates: 616814, 279062
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3667, 1.1832
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5321 SCOLE NORGATE LANE
Church of St Leonard,
TM 17 NE 25/2A 7.12.59
Mainly late C14 and Cl5. Decorated end Perpendicular nave and chancel windows.
South porch. Truncated west tower with diagonal buttresses, pyramidal tiled
roof, and polygonal stain turret.
Arched brace nave roof with crenellated wall plate. Tall tower arch. Double-chamfered
chancel arch. Early Cl5 screen with wide single-light divisions with ogee
arches. C17 octagonal pulpit, panelled with tripartite back-panel and tester
with pennants. Some C15 bench ends with fleurons in border and poppy-heads.
Cl5 octagonal font with angels with shields against bowl and 4 lions against
stem. South door with fleurons on the battens C15 door to tower stairs with
traceried head. Wall paintings probably early C14, on south wall at high
level. Fragments of old glass in chancel windows. Built of flint rubble,
partly rendered, with stone dressings. Tiled roofs.
Listing NGR: TM1681479062
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Source: English Heritage
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