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Latitude: 52.6854 / 52°41'7"N
Longitude: -1.5354 / 1°32'7"W
OS Eastings: 431502
OS Northings: 309850
OS Grid: SK315098
Mapcode National: GBR 6HP.NN0
Mapcode Global: WHCGT.DR2N
Entry Name: Church of St Michael
Listing Date: 24 November 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177814
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187892
Location: Appleby Magna, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Appleby Magna
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Appleby Magna and Swepstone with Snarestone and Norton-juxta-Twycross
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
APPLEBY MAGNA CHURCH STREET
SK 30 NW
6/4 Church of St. Michael
Church, stonework mainly C14. Nave of five bays with identical N and S aisles,
N chancel chapel and chancel. tower with angle buttresses with set-offs,
bell-openings, battlements, and recessed spire. Slate roof to chancel, rest
of lead. Windows have reticulated tracery. W door surround rebuilt.
Interior: plaster vaults added and walls stuccoed and painted in 1827.
W gallery, 1837, oak front similar in design to contemporary, complete set
of box pews. Thus also stone font. Remains of early C19 glass in upper
lights of N and S aisle windows. Those of N aisle contain 7 fragments of
C14 stained glass whilst those of S aisle contain medallions copying these.
In chancel double alabaster recumbent tomb of C14. Wall monuments of
C17-C19. E window stained glass signed by Lavers, Barraud and Westlake,
1879. Pulpit dated 1877. Fine set of C19 wall bracket lamps originally
using Colza oil. Pevsner.
Listing NGR: SK3150209850
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