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Church of St Leonard, Ipstones

Description: Church of St Leonard

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274708

OS Grid Reference: SK0178450219
OS Grid Coordinates: 401784, 350219
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0492, -1.9748

Location: Church Lane, Ipstones, Staffordshire ST10 2LF

Locality: Ipstones
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 2LF

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Listing Text

SK 05 SW
(north side)
6/216 Church of St Leonard


Parish church. Constructed 1789-92 at the expense of the Sneyd family,
and extended 1902-3 by Gerald Horsley. Sandstone ashlar; part tile,
part stone slate roof concealed at eaves by crenellation. Tower, nave
with south porch and chancel. Tower: of 3 stages, banded at each stage
and with angle buttresses of 4 stages dying into pilasters at bell
chamber level and carried up to pinnacles above a crenellated parapet;
Y-tracery bell chamber openings formerly taller, now part blocked,
4-light (2 outer now blocked) west window with panel tracery, trefoil
lights and Tudor-arched head. Nave: of 4 bays divided by 3-stage
buttresses, bands at cill and eaves level; Y-tracery windows; south-
west window part-obscured by gabled porch and with oval plaque over
dated 1790; further segmental pedimented plaque to south-east bay
with fluted urn to tympanum. Chancel: by Horsley of 1902-3; one
bay with 3-sided canted east end; angles surmounted by crocketed
pinnacles; Tudor arch, 4-light east window with curvilinear tracery
and low-relief crucifixion over.

Listing NGR: SK0178450219

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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