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Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Glen, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5738 / 52°34'25"N

Longitude: -1.0391 / 1°2'20"W

OS Eastings: 465218

OS Northings: 297769

OS Grid: SP652977

Mapcode National: GBR 9PP.N3H

Mapcode Global: WHFKX.0KGP

Plus Code: 9C4WHXF6+G9

Entry Name: Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 26 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191050

Location: Great Glen, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE8

County: Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Great Glen

Built-Up Area: Great Glen

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Glen Magna St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SP 69 NE

(South Side)
Church of St. Cuthbert


Church. C14 tower, rest restored and much rebuilt 1876. Restoration and
rebuilding by Carpenter and Ingelow of London. Ashlar rubble stone and
granite rubble stone. Plain tile roof with stone coped gables, finials,
ornamental ridge tiles and N aisle stone stack. Angle buttresses with
set-offs and hood moulds mostly with head stops. W tower, nave, N aisle,
chancel, N chancel vestry and S porch. C14 ashlar tower of 3 stages with
moulded plinth, angle buttresses with set-offs, 2-light W window, triangular W
window on 2nd stage, with S bull's eye window and N and S clock faces, 4
2-light bell openings with Y or Reticulated tracery, and battlements. Triple
chamfered nave arch, the outer 2 continuing to ground, the inner on polygonal
responds. 4 bay N arcade with double chamfered arches on keeled quatrefoil
piers and keeled responds. 3 S windows with Y or Intersected tracery. C19 5
bay wagon roof. N aisle has windows with Y or Intersected tracery, N door,
piscina and NE window with stained glass of 1926 by Heaton, Butler and Bayne.
Rood screen doorway. Many moulded chancel arch on demi-quatrefoil responds.
Chancel has windows with Y or Intersected tracery, S door, C19 piscina and E
window with stained glass of 1910 probably also by Heaton, Butler and Bayne.
C19 wagon roof. S porch has many moulded arch on shafted responds. Probably
C12 round font. V.C.H., Vol.V and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP6521897769

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