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Church of St Leonard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ipstones, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0492 / 53°2'57"N

Longitude: -1.9748 / 1°58'29"W

OS Eastings: 401784

OS Northings: 350219

OS Grid: SK017502

Mapcode National: GBR 25B.ZF7

Mapcode Global: WHBCQ.MMT7

Entry Name: Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274708

Location: Ipstones, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Ipstones

Built-Up Area: Ipstones

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Ipstones St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 05 SW
(north side)
6/216 Church of St Leonard


Parish church. Constructed 1789-92 at the expense of the Sneyd family,
and extended 1902-3 by Gerald Horsley. Sandstone ashlar; part tile,
part stone slate roof concealed at eaves by crenellation. Tower, nave
with south porch and chancel. Tower: of 3 stages, banded at each stage
and with angle buttresses of 4 stages dying into pilasters at bell
chamber level and carried up to pinnacles above a crenellated parapet;
Y-tracery bell chamber openings formerly taller, now part blocked,
4-light (2 outer now blocked) west window with panel tracery, trefoil
lights and Tudor-arched head. Nave: of 4 bays divided by 3-stage
buttresses, bands at cill and eaves level; Y-tracery windows; south-
west window part-obscured by gabled porch and with oval plaque over
dated 1790; further segmental pedimented plaque to south-east bay
with fluted urn to tympanum. Chancel: by Horsley of 1902-3; one
bay with 3-sided canted east end; angles surmounted by crocketed
pinnacles; Tudor arch, 4-light east window with curvilinear tracery
and low-relief crucifixion over.

Listing NGR: SK0178450219

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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