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Christ Church, Mountsorrel (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7267, -1.1411
Date ListedFri 12th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressChrist Church Rothley Road Mountsorrel LE12 7JU
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5810114684
LBS402771
Volume, Map, Item260, 6, 42
ParishMountsorrel
WardMountsorrel
Conservation AreaMountsorrel
DescriptionChurch, 1844, with chancel of 1902. Chancel by Goddard and Co., of Leicester. Coursed squared granite (from hill on which it stands), with granite rubble stone chancel and Welsh slate roofs. Limestone buttresses and dressings including sill and impost bands, bracketed eaves and stone coped gables. In lancet style. W tower and spire, nave and chancel. Tower of three stages, with angle buttresses. W doorway with shafts, lancets over, and three 2 light bell openings with shafts. Broach spire with stone slated broaches. NW stair projection. Nave has four lancets either side. Four bay hammer beam type roof. Chancel has triple lancet E window with early C20 stained glass in patterns. Later C20 extension to NE. White?s Leicestershire and Rutland, 1877.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.

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