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Latitude: 52.9113 / 52°54'40"N
Longitude: -0.8161 / 0°48'57"W
OS Eastings: 479713
OS Northings: 335528
OS Grid: SK797355
Mapcode National: GBR CNK.JGR
Mapcode Global: WHFJG.F2MZ
Entry Name: Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 1 January 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075013
English Heritage Legacy ID: 190249
Location: Redmile, Melton, Leicestershire, NG13
Civil Parish: Redmile
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Redmile St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 7935 REDMILE MAIN STREET
47/314 Church of St Peter
Parish church. Nave and south aisle c. 1300, C14 west tower and chancel.
Some remodelling C15. Ironstone with limestone dressings. Lead roofs to
nave and aisle, slate to chancel and north transept. 3 stage tower with
blocked round-arched west doorway below 3-light C19 Perpendicular window.
Slit lights to ringing chamber and 2-light belfry windows. Diagonal
buttresses rise to crenellated parapet, above which is octagonal crocketed
spire. One tier gabled lucarnes with 2-light tracery. Gabled south porch
and 2-light south aisle windows. Large brick buttresses to north side of
nave. No nave windows below clerestory on this side. 3 C15 2-light
clerestory windows beneath triangular heads. 2 2-light south chancel
windows of trefoil pattern, doubtless C19. 3-light chancel east window and
2-light chancel north window. West of this a gabled C19 brick vestry.
Interior. 4 bay arcade on alternately circular and octagonal piers.
Double chamfered arches. Tall tower arch with circular responds with
polygonal bases and capitals. 5 bay C15 nave roof of canted tie beams with
arched braces dropping to wall posts on corbels. Ridge piece and one pair
butt purlins. Ties remain to aisle roof, otherwise this roof of 1980s.
C15 octagonal font with petal and tracery patterns to stem and bowl. Cl9
chancel roof of ties, collars, 2 tiers butt purlins and curved windbracing.
5 late C15 benches remain in chancel with poppyheads.
Listing NGR: SK7971335528
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