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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thurcaston, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6909 / 52°41'27"N

Longitude: -1.165 / 1°9'53"W

OS Eastings: 456536

OS Northings: 310680

OS Grid: SK565106

Mapcode National: GBR 8LV.699

Mapcode Global: WHDJ4.2MJG

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 1 June 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189160

Location: Thurcaston and Cropston, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Thurcaston and Cropston

Built-Up Area: Thurcaston

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thurcaston with Cropston

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

THURCASTON ANSTEY LANE (West Side)
SK 51 SE
4/104
1.6.66 Church of All Saints
GV II*
Church of C12, C13, C15 and C19, Granite and slate rubble stone with stone
dressings and Swithland slate roof. W tower, nave, N aisle and chancel
chapel, chancel and S porch. W tower of 3 stages, lower part C13, upper
C15, with clasping buttresses, four bell openings and battlements. Blocked
N and S lancets. Nave of C13 with Perp 3 bay N arcade of double chamfered
arches supported by octagonal piers.Similar lower 2 bay N chancel arcade.
Nave roof of 3¼ bays. Cambered tie beams with wall pieces and curved braces
rising from corbels. King and angle struts with collars. Double purlins
with waved wind braces. N aisle of C13 with NW lancet and N door. NE window
C19 Recticulated type tracery and 2 N windows C19 Geometric.Roof probably
C15/C16 part lean-to and part low pitch tie beam type at same angle. Chancel
chapel screen partly C14 and possibly from chancel. Chancel has wooden
chancel arch and 2 S windows with restored Y tracery, 1 with stained glass
of 1935 by Heaton, Butler and Bayne, London. Restored Perp E window with
fragments of C15 stained glass. 3¼ bay chancel roof, queen post tie beam
truss, partly boarded C19. On exterior of chancel a blocked window with
Geometric tracery and small window above E window. Nave has timbered E
gable. In nave S wall 3 Perp windows with stained glass of 1930 in one.
S door with C12 arch. S porch has 2 bay double purlin roof with curved
wind braces, curved collars and no tie beams. Interior includes C13 stone
coffin lid, C15 font, C17 and C18 slate floor stones, slate headstone of
1641 and Latimer monument of 1843 by Broadbent of Leicester.


Listing NGR: SK5653610680

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