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LEICESTER CATHEDRAL

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Formerly St Martins Church. A 12th century church much restored during the 19th century, has been a cathedral since 1927. It was probably extant in 1107. The Guild of Corpus Christi was founded there in 1343, and the Guild of St George is first documented there in 1499. Both had ceased by...

ST MARYS CHURCH

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Medieval church which was rebuilt during the 13th and 15th century. It was used as the parish church of the parish of St Marys, Wilton until 1593 and the Wilton parish church from 1593 until 1844. Restorations took place in the 18th century and 1810. The nave was demolished in 1845, the ch...

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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13th century parish church with later additions including the Griffin Chapel added circa 1520. Restored during the 17th century and later in 1892, 1898 and 1933.

CHURCH OF ST MARGARET PATTENS

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First recorded in the 12th century, and rebuilt as late as 1538 after the old building collapsed, the present Church of St Margaret Pattens is by Wren, 1648-7. The west front to Rood Lane is of stone and has a large round-headed central window above a doorcase, flanked by two lesser and lo...

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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Parish church with Norman origins. Rebuilt early 14th century. Restored in 1853 and 1869. The north east chapel was reroofed in 1963 after a fire.

ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS CHURCH

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Parish church, the nave probably dates from the 13th century. The powerful tower is of late 12th century date, with alterations circa 1300. The Loton Chapel in the south aisle was built 1320-30. Restorations occured in the 19th century and the whole church was restored by Lloyd Oswell, of...

CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE JEWRY

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The Church of St Lawrence Jewry was built in 1671-80 by Wren, on the site of a church first recorded in circa 1190. It was restiored by Cecil Brown as a Guild Church in 1954-7 after it was gutted in 1940. Facing King Street, the newly made processional route to Guildhall, Wren provided a s...

CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

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Parish church, constructed from flint and pebble rubble, plastered, with Barnack limestone and clunch dressings and leaded gable roofs with parapets. The chancel and part of the south-east nave wall dates to the 12th century. The north-west aisle, and lady chapel with altar recess and orig...

CHAPEL OF ST NICHOLAS

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The Chapel of St Nicholas was built in 1280 for Simon de Albo, Abbot of St Werburghs, Chester. In the 14th century it was used for a period as the church of the parish of St Oswald when the nave of the abbey church, which served the townspeople as a parish church, was rebuilt. However, thi...