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Description: Church of St Leonard
Date Listed: 11 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 308394
OS Grid Reference: SP2219170727
OS Grid Coordinates: 422191, 270727
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3342, -1.6757
There is also a scheduled monument, St Leonard's Priory: a Benedictine Nunnery, Post Dissolution House and 19th Century Garden Remains, 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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SP2270 (South-west side)
8/128 Church of Saint Leonard
Church, formerly north aisle of priory church. Circa 1315; west tower c.1663;
C19 organ bay to south side. Squared coursed stone; C17 brick to tower; roof not
visible. 10-bay nave and west tower. 4-centre arched door to left of centre
with wood panelled door. 3-light window of steeply-stepped lancets under single
2-centred arch to centre. 2-bay organ bay to right with C19 tracery windows.
Blocked 2-centre arches to south side of church are former north aisle arcade.
5-light Perpendicular-tracery window to East end of nave. North side: blocked
2-centre arched central doorway with ball flower moulding. 2-centre arched
doorway to right with ribbed and studded door. Five 3-light windows of
steeply-stepped lancets under single 2-centred arches. Tower: 3-light window of
steeply-stepped lancets under single 2-centred arch to west end. Dog-tooth bond
brickwork to North face of tower. Round stair turret to north face of tower.
2-light louvred openings with cusped lights to bell-chamber. Battlemented
parapet to tower. Interior: Perpendicular 10-bay roof. C19 stone reredos, C19
choir stalls, C19 chancel screen. C14 font to right of chancel, screen has
octagonal base and basin. C19 pews and pulpit. medieval stained glass to: most
windows, of high quality. History: formerly north aisle of priory church. Priory
founded for Benedictine nuns c.1135. Church consecrated 1315.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp483-484; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol.3:
Listing NGR: SP2218770729
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Source: English Heritage
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