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Church of St Leonard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8053 / 52°48'19"N

Longitude: -0.9099 / 0°54'35"W

OS Eastings: 473580

OS Northings: 323638

OS Grid: SK735236

Mapcode National: GBR BNG.4RP

Mapcode Global: WHFJS.ZRV8

Entry Name: Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 1 January 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295131

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189946

Location: Ab Kettleby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Ab Kettleby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Ab Kettleby and Holwell

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(West Side)
SK 73 23 Church of St Leonard St Ieanard

Church. C13, repaired C17 and C19.
Coursed squared ironstone and limestone, lead roof.
Nave and chancel in one.
3-light E window with intersecting tracery flanked by diagonal off-set
buttresses. Lancet window to SE with hood mould. Narrow 1-light window to
middle S wall with chamfered jambs and stone lintel. Part-blocked S door
with chamfer and triangular archer head, top half now a window. 1-light
window to SW with chamfered surround. N side has 2-light window to NE with
chamfered stone mullion and straight head. N door has chamfer, depressed
arched head and hood mould. Offset buttress to right of NE window. W end
has faucet window to right of centre with hood mould and projecting bell-
cote to centre with single arched opening for bell.
Interior: Font, probably C17, with 16-sided bowl, stern and base.
Medieval stain-glass shield in E window.
Quarries of diamond-leaded SW window have a number of scratched inscriptions
recording repairs as follows: H Truckwood/1775; Wm Wainwright/Plumber and
Glazier/Sept 1818; Wm Palmer/Plumber and Glazier/Melton Mowbray/January
20/1827; (nearby). Plumber Stupid/Lout; C Kingham/Plumber and
Buildings of England. Leicester 1984, p.179.

Listing NGR: SK7358023638

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