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Church of St Leonard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ragnall, Newark, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.254 / 53°15'14"N

Longitude: -0.7992 / 0°47'57"W

OS Eastings: 480207

OS Northings: 373674

OS Grid: SK802736

Mapcode National: GBR QZVT.R7

Mapcode Global: WHFGQ.PGMR

Plus Code: 9C5X7632+J8

Entry Name: Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409381

Location: Ragnall, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, NG22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Ragnall

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: East Drayton with Dunham-on-Trent, Darlton, Ragnall and Fledborough

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/57 Church of
St. Leonard
G.V. II*

Parish church. Restored and enlarged 1864-7 by Ewan Christian.
Dressed coursed rubble with ashlar chancel and south aisle.
Slate roofs to all but the chancel which is lead. Coped gables
with single ridge crosses to the east end of nave and chancel.
Single stack to east end of south aisle. Buttressed, except for
the tower, and set on a plinth. Tower, nave, chancel and south
aisle. Embattled tower with pyramidal roof and single 2 light
window under a flat arch with hood mould and head label stops.
There are 4 rectangular openings in the bell chamber. The south
wall has a single trefoil with clock face over. The north aisle
has a 4 centred arched blocked doorway with moulded surround and
hood mould and worn label stops over. To the left are 2 C15
arched windows each with 3 cusped lights, panel tracery and hood
mould. The north wall of the C19 chancel has a single 2 light
window with cusped reticulated tracery under a flat arch. To the
left is a further traceried and cusped 2 light window under a
flat arch, with a hood mould. The diagonally buttressed east end
has an arched 3 light window with intersecting tracery. The
south chancel has a single 2 light C14 window with cusping and
under a flat arch. The C19 south aisle east wall has a single
C14 2 light window with cusping and under a flat arch with hood
mould. The south wall has a horizontal C19 window consisting of
4 quatrefoils, to the left is a doorway with wooden door. The
south nave has 2 arched windows each with 3 arched lights, hood
mould and worn figurative label stops. The C19 moulded arched
south doorway has a hood mould with head label stops. The west
wall has a single arched C19 traceried and cusped light with hood
mould and head label stops. Interior. The inner chamfer of the
double chamfered chancel arch is supported on engaged octagonal
columns with moulded capitals. The tower arch is double
chamfered. The south east nave/south aisle double chamfered arch
is C19. The chancel/south aisle 2 bay C19 arcade has a shaped
column decorated with crocketed capitals, double chamfered arches
are supported at east and west by similarly decorated imposts.
On the north chancel wall is a monument to William Reason, 16?,
decorated on the crown with a broken pediment and decorative
cartouche, and on the apron with skulls and crossbones. There is
a further monument to William Mellish, 1690, the sides being
decorated with stiff swags, the apron with cherubs' heads and the
crown with an arch surmounted by 2 urns and a central decorative
cartouche. The furniture is C20 and the octagonal font C19.

Listing NGR: SK8020773674

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

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