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Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Kilby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5556 / 52°33'20"N

Longitude: -1.0884 / 1°5'18"W

OS Eastings: 461904

OS Northings: 295695

OS Grid: SP619956

Mapcode National: GBR 9PT.MNR

Mapcode Global: VHCT2.21Z6

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 7 October 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188908

Location: Kilby, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE18

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Kilby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Kilby St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP69 NW MAIN STREET (North Side)

2/38 Church of St. Mary Magdalene



Parish Church. 1858 by Joseph Goddard. Random granite rubble with ashlar
dressings. Swithland slate roof. Nave and chancel in one, western bellcote
on very steep west gable. Lean-to north aisle. Paired lancets and oculus set
in shallow embrasure in west wall. Nave buttressed to east and west. Wide
buttressed south porch in Decorated style where the moulding of the archway
died into plan chamfered jambs. Fenestration is combination of single and
paired lancets. 3 grouped eastern lancets. Paired lancets to north aisle.
Wide internal space with no chancel arch and a 5 bay north arcade with
cylindrical shafts and double chamfered arches. Steep roof with long curved
principals supporting a collar. Rubble behind altar said to survive from
earlier church. Fittings all contemporary: Pews, pulpit, etc. Stained glass
in the south east window, by Holland and Sons of Warwick, 1855. Scenes from
the old testament in small medieval style lozenges. East window unsigned,
1868, The Life of Christ.

Listing NGR: SP6190495695

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