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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1295131
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189946
Location: Ab Kettleby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14
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
AB KETTLEBY CHURCH LANE
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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