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Latitude: 52.7979 / 52°47'52"N
Longitude: -1.15 / 1°8'59"W
OS Eastings: 457410
OS Northings: 322600
OS Grid: SK574226
Mapcode National: GBR 8KH.J38
Mapcode Global: WHDHK.9XNX
Entry Name: Church of Saint Leonard
Listing Date: 1 June 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177746
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189301
Location: Hoton, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE12
Civil Parish: Hoton
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Prestwold St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 52 SE HOTON WYMESWOLD ROAD
1/43 Church of Saint Leonard
Small parish church of medieval origin, largely rebuilt in C18 and C19. West
tower, and nave and chancel under a single roof. Tower of early C14, coursed
rubble, with quoins, moulded projecting string courses, 4 traceried lights
to bell chamber and embattled parapet. North wall of nave is rubble with
brick dressings and round arched C18 windows with wooden Y tracery, heightened
with Charnwood granite when the Chancel (also granite) was built in 1834 by
the Packe family of Prestwold. Chancel has pointed gothic lights with Y-tracery,
a canted apse with late decorated style E window, limestone dressings and priests
door with traceried light over in continuous frame on S wall. S. wall of
nave is C18brick on stone plinth with 2 round arched windows.
Interior has west gallery, wood panelled on columns and bearing the royal arms,
and a roof of 1834 with pierced cambered trusses.
Listing NGR: SK5741022600
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