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Church of St Denys and Paget Tombs in Churchyard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ibstock, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6823 / 52°40'56"N

Longitude: -1.403 / 1°24'10"W

OS Eastings: 440453

OS Northings: 309562

OS Grid: SK404095

Mapcode National: GBR 7K6.S45

Mapcode Global: WHDJ0.FV32

Entry Name: Church of St Denys and Paget Tombs in Churchyard

Listing Date: 7 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187795

Location: Ibstock, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Ibstock

Built-Up Area: Ibstock

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Ibstock St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 40 NW IBSTOCK HIGH STREW
7/27
7.11.66 Church of St Denys and
Paget Family tombs in
Churchyard

II*


Parish church in early decorated style - early C14. Blue-grey sandstone,
ashlar to aisles, coursed, squared rubble to chancel. West tower with
decorated parapet and short recessed spire with lunettes - a local type.
Nave of 3 bays with clerestory and aisles. Simple traceried windows with
corbel heads. Curvilinear tracery to East windows. Parapets to nave,
aisles and chancel. Chancel contains 2 low-side windows, reinstated in
restoration of 1897. Other restoration work included removal of internal
plaster, renewal of some stonework. Interior has simple nave arcade and
chancel arch, and font which may pre-date the church.
Archbishop Laud was priest here between 1617 and 1625-6.
Church is set back from village street down long avenue in large graveyard
edging onto fields. Series of slate headstones in yard, including Paget
family tombs.


Listing NGR: SK4045309562

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