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Latitude: 52.672 / 52°40'19"N
Longitude: -1.1888 / 1°11'19"W
OS Eastings: 454948
OS Northings: 308566
OS Grid: SK549085
Mapcode National: GBR F24.M1
Mapcode Global: WHDJ9.Q33D
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 1 June 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074664
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189052
Location: Anstey, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7
Civil Parish: Anstey
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Anstey St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
ANSTEY BRADGATE ROAD (North Side)
SK 50 NW
Church of St. Mary
Church of C14/C15 and 1846. Charnwood granite rubble stone with stone
dressings and slate roof with stone coped gables. W. tower, nave, aisles
and chancel. Tower of C14/C15 but restored, remainder completely rebuilt
in 1846. Tower of 3 stages with gargoyles and battlements. Low W. door
with Perp 2-light window above and 4 similar bell openings, renewed tracery.
Remainder has stepped buttresses and angle buttresses, some rising in
crocketted finials. Windows have Curvilinear type tracery with hood
moulds and label stops. Norman style door in N. wall W. end. S. door
with ogee shaped carved surround. Nave and aisle of 4 bays. Interior:
arcades of moulded arches springing from clustered piers. Clerestory of
small trefoils. Open truss type roof springs from carved corbels.
Similar roof to chancel, here painted. Windows have hoodmoulds and label
stops. E. window bottom lights blind, otherwise stained glass of 1904.
Stained glass in S.E. (1901) and a S. (1920) window. Fixed hatchment,
possibly plaster on N. wall.
Listing NGR: SK5494808566
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