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Ruins of Old Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Glenfields, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6492 / 52°38'57"N

Longitude: -1.207 / 1°12'25"W

OS Eastings: 453745

OS Northings: 306015

OS Grid: SK537060

Mapcode National: GBR 8M5.TY2

Mapcode Global: WHDJ9.FNGX

Entry Name: Ruins of Old Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 7 October 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188944

Location: Glenfields, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE3

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Glenfields

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Glenfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 50 NW
1/23 Ruins of Old Church of
St Peter

Ruins of old church. Late C13-C14. Granite rubble with limestone dressings;
no roof. Cruciform plan with nave, chancel and small transepts. Chamfered
plinth, various buttresses. Nave has projection for former bellcote at west
end, and one bay of arched windows, that on north side retaining Y-tracery.
Small arched doorways to north and south, both moulded and chamfered with middle
order on attached shafts. Transepts have lancet windows with hoodmoulds in west
sides. South transept also has 2-light south window with hoodmould and iron
bars replacing tracery, and blocked single light to east. North transept is
mostly missing. Between transepts and nave are low wide arches of 2 chamfered
orders, the inner order on corbels. Chancel has 2 bays of 2-light traceried
windows to south with uncusped lower lights, quatrefoils above, and hoodmoulds
with carved head stops. Lower 2-light window to left with cusped tracery. North
side of chancel has lancet at west end and small chamfered doorway with arch
on imposts. Large arched 4-light east window with intersecting tracery, part

Listing NGR: SK5374506015

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

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