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Latitude: 52.829 / 52°49'44"N
Longitude: -0.9687 / 0°58'7"W
OS Eastings: 469583
OS Northings: 326214
OS Grid: SK695262
Mapcode National: GBR BN0.MXT
Mapcode Global: WHFJS.3502
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 1 January 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075069
English Heritage Legacy ID: 190078
Location: Broughton and Old Dalby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14
Civil Parish: Broughton and Old Dalby
Built-Up Area: Nether Broughton
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Nether Broughton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
BROUGHTON CHURCH END
& OLD DALBY (West side)
SK 6926 Nether Broughton
31/230 Church of St Mary.
Parish church. C13 and C14, clerestory added and chancel rebuilt C15. Restored 1881 and N wall of N aisle rebuilt 1903. Coursed squared ironstone, with limestone dressings and lead roofs. Chancel, aisled nave and W tower. 2-bay chancel has 3-light E window with renewed Perpendicular-style tracery and hood mould with canopies either end to C20 figures on brackets. No windows to N but blocked priests door with hood mould. 2-light windows to S with Perpendicular tracery, that to SW renewed. Nave has 3-window clerestory of 2-light windows with straight heads and hood moulds. Aisles have 2-light windows to N and S with Decorated-style tracery of 1881 or early C2O. N aisle has small lancet windows either end, that to W with hood mould. 3-stage truer has chamfered W door with hood mould and 2-light window above with deep hollow-chamfered splay, late C19/early C2O Decorated-style tracery and hood would. 2-light bell-chamber openings with cinquefoil-headed lights, quatrefoil to head, and hood moulds. Battlemented parapet with quatrefoiled lozenge frieze helm gargoyles and panelled and crocketed pinnacles to angles; offset angle buttresses.
Interior: Chancel has tiled sanctuary. Double-chamfered chancel arch, with semi-circular responds, thin swags and nail-head decoration to capitals. Similar capital to W respond of S arcade. 3-bay arcades with octagonal piers to N and polygonal responds, circular piers to S and keeled responds; moulded capitals. C17 communion table with arcaded fluting to front and turned legs. Hanoverian Royal Arms; oil on canvas. Curved stone, Saxon, with interlace work (in vestry). Small panel on S wall of S aisle, C13, with lamb and flag. Monuments: Wall monument with inscription on open book of white marble on raised grey marble ground, to Rev. John Morres d.1830 and other members of his family, signed E. Gaffin, Regent Street, London.
Listing NGR: SK6958326214
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