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Church of St Leonard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

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


AB KETTLEBY CHURCH LANE
(West Side)
HOLWELL
SK 73 23 Church of St Leonard St Ieanard
23/249
II*
1.1.68

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
Glazier/1889/Melton.
Buildings of England. Leicester 1984, p.179.


Listing NGR: SK7358023638

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