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Ashby St Ledger, St Leodegarius

Medieval church in Ashby St Ledger

A 14th/15th century building with very good furnishings. 15th century Rood Screen and pews,17th century three decker pulpit, 18th century box pews. The stained glass dates from the mid 19th century and is Ward & Nixon & J.Powell & sons. Only a fragment of the 14th and 15th century glass remains in the north and south aisles. The wall paintings discovered in 1929 date from the 14th to the early 16th century. Fine monuments including those to the Catesby family and later to the Ashleys attributed to Hedges and John Bacon. In church yard memorials to Lord Wimborne by Lutyens who also worked on the adjacent manor house and more generally buildings in the village. The earliest monuments in the church are to the Catesby family, brasses to Sir William Catesby (d. 1472) and his wife on the ...

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Contact & Opening Times

St Leodegarius
Main Street
Ashby St Ledger
CV23 8UN

Opening Times

Church open during daylight hours


Contact Details

Please contact Mrs Janet Weaver 01327 312045

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