Church of Saint Leonard, Wymeswold Road, Hoton (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7979, -1.1500
Date ListedWed 1st June, 1966
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressChurch of Saint Leonard Wymeswold Road Hoton LE12 5SN
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5741022600
Volume, Map, Item87, 1, 43
WardThe Wolds
Conservation AreaHoton

Small parish church of medieval origin, largely rebuilt in C18 and C19. West tower, and nave and chancel under a single roof. Tower of early C14, coursed rubble, with quoins, moulded projecting string courses, 4 traceried lights to bell chamber and embattled parapet. North wall of nave is rubble with brick dressings and round arched C18 windows with wooden Y tracery, heightened with Charnwood granite when the Chancel (also granite) was built in 1834 by the Packe family of Prestwold. Chancel has pointed gothic lights with Y-tracery, a canted apse with late decorated style E window, limestone dressings and priests door with traceried light over in continuous frame on S wall. S. Wall of nave is C18 brick on stone plinth with 2 round arched windows.
Interior has west gallery, wood panelled on columns and bearing the royal arms, and a roof of 1834 with pierced cambered trusses.

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.