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Blaby (District Authority)
Kirby Muxloe
National Grid Reference:
SK 52072 04658


KIRBY MUXLOE MAIN STREET SK 50 SW 4/41 Church of St Bartholomew 7.10.57 GV II* Parish church. Early C13 with C14 and C15 alterations to tower. Very much restored 1849 and 1857-8, with further restorations to tower 1891. Vestry/ organ chamber added 1927. Granite and slate rubble with limestone dressings and some ashlar facing to tower. Swithland slate roofs. Nave, south tower, chancel, north vestry/organ chamber. C19 off-set buttresses and gable copings. Y-tracery windows in double hollow-chamfered surrounds with hoodmoulds, all renewed C19. Nave has 3-light west window with carved heads at stops and apex, 3 bays of 2- light windows to north, and 2 similar windows to south. South tower is of 2 stages with moulded string and eaves, pyramidal roof and weathercock. Short diagonal buttresses. Late C14-C15 bell-chamber with 2-light traceried openings and single cusped ogee lights below. South door, through tower, has moulded 2-centred arch with hoodmould. Small C20 boiler room in south west angle between tower and nave. Chancel has 2-light window to north, 2 more to south along with a transomed low-side window and a blocked door, and 3-light east window. Vestry is gabled to north and has matching windows and north door. Interior: C19 roofs, that to nave with scissor trusses on carved foliage corbels; double-chamfered chancel arch with inner order on semi-octagonal piers; small arched niche in south wall of nave; small arched piscina in chancel; 2 arches to vestry and organ chamber. Fittings are all C19-C20, and include a carved stone reredos with panels for texts; and early C20 glass. Wall tablet in chancel to Francis St John 1732, with broken pediment.

Listing NGR: SK5207204658


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

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Date: 17 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00748/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Arnold. Source Historic England Archive
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