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Former Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Freeby, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7611 / 52°45'39"N

Longitude: -0.8385 / 0°50'18"W

OS Eastings: 478476

OS Northings: 318798

OS Grid: SK784187

Mapcode National: GBR BNY.YMZ

Mapcode Global: WHFK1.2VZN

Entry Name: Former Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 1 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061255

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189807

Location: Freeby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Freeby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Melton Mowbray Team

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 71 NE FREEBY MAIN STREET

Brentingby
(south side)
5/35 Former Church
of St. Mary
1.1.68

II

Parish church, now a house. Early C14, remodelled 1660,
converted to a house, 1977. Limestone ashlar, coursed and
squared rubble, with slate and slab roofs. West tower has
chamfered plinth and moulded band, 3 chamfered string courses,
coved verges, bolection moulded corners. 4 stages. First stage
has a single ogee headed lancet to north, south and west. Second
stage has a similar lancet to north and south. All these lancets
are blocked. Third stage has an altered louvred opening to east,
and the remains of a single lancet to west. Bell stage has a
single ogee lancet bell opening to north and south. Saddleback
roof is topped with an octagonal spirelet with finial and
weathercock. East and west gables have each 2 moulded cusped
single lancet openings with hood moulds, and above them an ogee
headed niche with bracket with ballflower ornament. The body of
the former church was partly demolished and converted into a
house in 1977. The tower is vested in the Redundant Churches
Fund.


Listing NGR: SK7847618798

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