CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1061596
Date first listed:
26-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT, CHURCH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Leicestershire
District:
Harborough (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Glen
National Grid Reference:
SP6521897769

Details

SP 69 NE 3/28 26.12.66

GREAT GLEN CHURCH ROAD (South Side) Church of St. Cuthbert

GV II*

Church. C14 tower, rest restored and much rebuilt 1876. Restoration and rebuilding by Carpenter and Ingelow of London. Ashlar rubble stone and granite rubble stone. Plain tile roof with stone coped gables, finials, ornamental ridge tiles and N aisle stone stack. Angle buttresses with set-offs and hood moulds mostly with head stops. W tower, nave, N aisle, chancel, N chancel vestry and S porch. C14 ashlar tower of 3 stages with moulded plinth, angle buttresses with set-offs, 2-light W window, triangular W window on 2nd stage, with S bull's eye window and N and S clock faces, 4 2-light bell openings with Y or Reticulated tracery, and battlements. Triple chamfered nave arch, the outer 2 continuing to ground, the inner on polygonal responds. 4 bay N arcade with double chamfered arches on keeled quatrefoil piers and keeled responds. 3 S windows with Y or Intersected tracery. C19 5 bay wagon roof. N aisle has windows with Y or Intersected tracery, N door, piscina and NE window with stained glass of 1926 by Heaton, Butler and Bayne. Rood screen doorway. Many moulded chancel arch on demi-quatrefoil responds. Chancel has windows with Y or Intersected tracery, S door, C19 piscina and E window with stained glass of 1910 probably also by Heaton, Butler and Bayne. C19 wagon roof. S porch has many moulded arch on shafted responds. Probably C12 round font. V.C.H., Vol.V and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP6521897769

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
191050
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W , The Victoria History of the County of Leicester, (1964)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1960)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Sep 1999
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