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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Scraptoft, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6441 / 52°38'38"N

Longitude: -1.0443 / 1°2'39"W

OS Eastings: 464761

OS Northings: 305577

OS Grid: SK647055

Mapcode National: GBR 9NX.6S8

Mapcode Global: WHFKH.XSWV

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 29 December 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190743

Location: Scraptoft, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Scraptoft

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Scraptoft All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SCRAPTOFT
SK 60 NW CHURCH HILL (East Side)

1/85 Church of All Saints

29.12.66

GV I

Church. C13-C15, restored 1867. Coursed squared stone and rubble stone,
mostly granite rubble stone in S aisle, with stone dressings and leaded roofs.
Stone coped gables and parapet to chancel. W tower, nave, aisles, chancel
and S porch. Tower of 2 stages with S angle buttresses, W buttress and N
diagonal buttress, all with set-offs. Small S door with blocked 1-light over.
4 simple Perp 2-light bell openings, battlements and crocketted pinnacles.
Blocked nave arch of which hood mould remains. Small C19 W door from nave
to tower. 4 bay arcades with 2 wide arches and a narrower arch at either
end. Double chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Perp clerestory with
3 2-light N windows and 4 similar S windows. C15 4 bay low-pitch tie-beam
truss roof with carved bosses and blind arcading in gables. N aisle has restored
windows, the N W with Curvilinear tracery and mid C19 stained glass, the 2
N with Intersected tracery and stained glass of 1899 by A. Ballantine and
Gardiner, Edinburgh, and the N E with Reticulated tracery. N many-moulded
doorway. Restored C15 4 bay low-pitch tie-beam truss roof with carved bosses.
Double chamfered chancel arch, the inner supported on carved head corbels.
Chancel has 2 blocked windows to both N and S. E window with Curvilinear
tracery and stained glass of 1893. C15 3 bay low-pitch tie-beam truss roof
with blind arcading in gables. S aisle has 3 Perp windows, 2 with mid 1920's
stained glass (peacock monogram) and another of 1979 by John Hayward. S W
window with Curvilinear tracery and mid C19 stained glass. Small niche and
c1300 S doorway. C15 4 bay low-pitch tie-beam truss roof with carved bosses
and heads and blind arcading in gables. C19 gable S porch, the upper part
of wooden open work. C13 round font. Series of C18 finely carved slate tomb
slabs in chancel. Series of C18/early C19 wall monuments including those
to Sir Edward Wigley, died 1710, and wife (2 fine busts), James Wigley, died
1765, and Andrew Noel, died 1736. C14 recumbent effigy of a priest, said
to be a Prior of Coventry, now set sideways in N chancel wall : much defaced.
Pevsner.


Listing NGR: SK6476105577

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