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Church of St Peter, Loughborough Road, Mountsorrel (Grade II*)

Geo: 52.7305, -1.1408
Date ListedWed 1st June, 1966
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressChurch of St Peters Loughborough Road Mountsorrel LE12 7AP
GradeGrade II*
Grid ReferenceSK5811615106
LBS402651
Volume, Map, Item260, 3, 27
ParishMountsorrel
WardMountsorrel
Conservation AreaMountsorrel
DescriptionChurch, C14, altered and modified C18/C19. Granite rubble stone and red brick with stone dressings Welsh slate roof with small brick ridge stack. NW tower , nave and chancel under one roof, S church room, and N porch. C14 tower of granite rubble stone, of two stages with small C18 W window, door over in probably original W window frame, four 2 light bell openings (with clock face over E), gargoyles battlements and weathervane. Inside, the tower cuts into the nave NW corner. A its side a C18 Gothic W window. The nave and chancel are a single rectangular space with flat plastered ceiling. Three N windows, one small and C18, the other two with C19 reticulated tracery and C19 and C20 stained glass (first World War memorial window). Two E windows with C19 reticulated tracery and stained glass. Blocked E door and stone coped brick E gable. Brick dentilled band across over rubble stone below and clock face in gable. C19 wooden screen separates nave and chancel. C19 wooden reredos with altar piece of the Last Supper. Three small, probably C18, S windows and blocked narrow window. S door leads to C19 lean-to church room. Narrow SE gabled projection housing organ. C19 stone and wooden N porch with plain tile roof. Two buttresses with set offs to N and similar diagonal buttresses to chancel. Inside are late C18 and early C19 wall monuments, C19 font and pulpit. Pevsner.

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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