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Church Lead Thefts – What is the Fix?

As many of you are probably aware there have been a spate of lead thefts from Leicestershire churches...

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Edmonthorpe Church St Mic...

Edmonthorpe Church St Michael

This small village of around 80 residents is 17 miles from Leicester and 8 miles from Melton very close to...

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Discover Leicester’...

Discover Leicester’s City Churches

It seems many months ago that we were asked to help in supplying photography for an initiative in Leicester...

Church Lead Thefts – What is th...

As many of you are probably aware there have been a spate of lead thefts from Leicestershire churches recently and it...

Church Lead Thefts – What is the Fix?
posted on: Nov 22, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Discover Leicester’s City Churc...

It seems many months ago that we were asked to help in supplying photography for an initiative in Leicester to...

Discover Leicester’s City Churches
posted on: Sep 1, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Another Unknown Church

Nick has sent me another image of a church which he cannot locate. Now this one may not be in Leicestershire or...

Another Unknown Church
posted on: Aug 13, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Old Church Images

I have been in contact with Nick Miller from Newcastle who has a collection of old images from postcards and...

Old Church Images
posted on: Jul 30, 2014 | author: Pewfinder
Edmonthorpe Church St Michael

Edmonthorpe Church St Michael

posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

This small village of around 80 residents is 17 miles from Leicester and 8 miles from Melton very close to the county border with Rutland. The name...

Ellistown Church St Christopher

Ellistown Church St Christopher

posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Designed by Goddard, Paget and Goddard this church built in 1895-96 of local brick is nearly as old as the village itself. Ellistown is 11 miles...

Hungarton Church St John the Baptist

Hungarton Church St John the Baptist

posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

This small village is approximately ten miles north-east of Leicester near to Beeby and Keyham and has a population of a few hundred. I visited the...

Goadby Church St John the Baptist

Goadby Church St John the Baptist

posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Goadby is a village and parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire. It is approximately 11 miles south-east of Leicester and 8 miles north...

Gilmorton Church All Saints

Gilmorton Church All Saints

posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Some 10 miles south of Leicester is the village of Gilmorton. It is recorded in the Domesday Book and has a population of around 900 people. There...

Swepstone Church St Peter’s

Swepstone Church St Peter’s

posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Some 4 miles south-west of Coalville and nearly 15 miles north-west of Leicester is the small parish of Swepstone that also includes Newton...

Willoughby Waterleys St Mary

Willoughby Waterleys St Mary

posted on: Jul 2, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

The village of Willoughby Waterleys is approx 8 miles south of Leicester near to the villages of Peatling Magna and Ashby Magna. It lies in the...

Bitteswell Church St Mary

Bitteswell Church St Mary

posted on: Jul 2, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Bitteswell is a small village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire and is situated just to the north of Lutterworth, and in...

Wardley Church St Botolph

Wardley Church St Botolph

posted on: Jun 22, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

This is s real gem of a church in my humble opinion, it does not have any grand monuments or significant features of architectural interest –...

Slawston Church All Saints

Slawston Church All Saints

posted on: Jun 22, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Slawston lies eighteen miles south-east of Leicester, on the southern edge of the hills overlooking the valley of the Welland and adjoining the...

Egleton Church St Edmund

Egleton Church St Edmund

posted on: Jun 8, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Just over a mile south-east from Oakham is the pretty little village of Egleton which had a population of only 79 in the 2001 census. The village is...

Unknown Church – Now Known!

Unknown Church – Now Known!

posted on: May 17, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

We have had a request for help for a ‘unknown’ church which may fall in Leicestershire and Rutland, can any help with its name and...

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