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Ashwell, St. Mary the Virgin. Link. The former Methodist Church. Both David Regan (2015).
Ayston, St. Mary the Virgin. From an old engraving in the Colin Waters Collection. A modern view, David Regan (2015), who advises that it was closed for conservation work when he visited. Link1. Link2. Grade II* listed.

Barrowden, St. Peter. Three views of the interior - 1, 2, 3, a memorial, and the font. SP 9449 9991. All David Regan (2020). Link. Grade II* listed.
Belton, St. Peter.
Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. All David Regan (2015). Link. Grade II* listed.
Bisbrooke, St. John the Baptist. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. All David Regan (2016). Link. Grade II listed.
Braunston, All Saints on Cedar Street. Another view, an interior, and the early-looking font. All David Regan (2015). Link. Grade II* listed.

Brooke, St. Peter. Another view. Both Robin Peel. Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, a handsome tomb, and the font, all David Regan (2016). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.
Burley on the Hill, Holy Cross on Church Lane.
Now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Another view, interior, a badly mutilated tomb, and the font. All David Regan (2015). Link. Grade II* listed.

Caldecott, St. John the Evangelist. Michael John York. Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Clipsham, St. Mary, on Church Lane. Two interior views - 1, 2. SK 970 164. All Mike Berrell (2012). Grade II* listed - link.
Cottesmore, St. Nicholas. Interior view. Both Jill Coulthard. Grade II* listed - link.

Edith Weston, St. Mary the Virgin. Robin Peel. Two additional views - 1, 2, four interiors - 1, 2, 3, 4, the chancel and font, all Dennis Harper (2015). Grade I listed.
Egleton, St. Edmund, and its splendid early tympanum. Both Steve Bulman (2005). The following alternative view, interior views (1, 2) and the unusual carved square font (ca. 1200 A.D.) are all Alan Craxford. Grade I listed - link.
Empingham, St. Peter. Steve Bulman (2005). Two additional views - 1, 2, four interiors - 1, 2, 3, 4, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2015). Grade I listed. Methodist Church. Steve Bulman (2005). Another view, Dennis Harper (2015).
Essendine, St. Mary Magdalene on Bourne Road. TF 049 128. Robin Peel. Another view. Mike Berrell (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Exton, St. Peter and St. Paul. Interior view. The font. All Jill Coulthard. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Another view. Alex Parker. Link1. Link2. Grade I listed - link. Exton Hall Chapel (R.C.). Alex Parker. Link. Grade II listed - link.

Glaston, St. Andrew. Another view. Both David Regan (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Great Casterton, St. Peter and St. Paul, on Old Great North Road. Two interior views - 1, 2. TF 0013 0880. All Mike Berrell (2011). Another interior view, and the Norman font, both
David Regan (2020). Link. Grade I listed. Toll Bar Chapel (Methodist). It was built as Wesleyan in 1884, closed in 2001 and has since been converted to residential use. TF 0043 0866. David Regan (2020).
Greetham, St. Mary the Virgin on Church Lane. SK 925 147. Alex Parker. Another view and two interior views - 1, 2, all Mike Berrell (2012). Link. Grade I listed - link. Former Chapel (1889) on Main Street, now in secular use. SK 928 144. Mike Berrell (2012).

Hambleton, St. Andrew. David Regan (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.

Ketton, St. Mary the Virgin on Church Road. SK 9819 0430. Mark Turbott. Another view, from a postcard franked 1905, and another of unknown date. Both from the collection of Mrs. Marion Allen. Another view, a fine  Norman doorway, three photos of the interior - 1, 2, 3, and the font, all David Regan (2020). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed. The Methodist Church on Bull Lane was built as Wesleyan in 1864. SK 9817 0462. David Regan (2020). Link. The Independent Chapel of 1829 on Chapel Lane was later Congregational, and now serves as the parish rooms. SK 9814 0428. David Regan (2020). Grade II listed.

Langham, St. Peter and St. Paul. Another view. The font, and a carved head. The church has some good glass including this window by Ninian Comper - 1, 2, 3. SK 843 113. All Janice Tostevin. Another view, David Regan (2016). Link. Grade I listed. Baptist Chapel, David Regan (2016).
Little Casterton, All Saints. From an old engraving of 1875 in the Colin Waters Collection. Three modern views - 1, 2, 3, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, and the font, all David Regan (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Lyddington, St. Andrew. Another view, and two interior views - 1, 2. All Alan Craxford. Another set, all James Murray - two further exterior views, 1, 2, an interior view, the High Altar, and a painting behind a side-altar. Link. Grade I listed - link.
Lyndon, St. Martin of Tours. A view of the reredos. Both Robin Peel (who speaks highly of this church). Three additional views - 1, 2, 3, four of the interior - 1, 2, 3, 4, and the font, all David Regan (2020). Link. Grade II* listed.

Manton, St. Mary. Two interiors - 1, 2, and the font. All David Regan (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Market Overton
, St. Peter and St. Paul. Interior view. Both Jill Coulthard. Grade I listed - link.
Morcott, St. Mary the Virgin (O) on Church Lane. Interior view. SK 9246 0079. Both Janice Tostevin. Another view, two more of the interior - 1, 2, a column capital, and the font, all David Regan (2020). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.

Normanton, the former St. Matthew. Mark Turbott. Another view, Jim Parker. Link. Grade II listed - link.
North Luffenham, St. John the Baptist (O). Interior view. SK 9344 0326. Both Janice Tostevin. Another view, two more interior views - 1, 2, an unusually decorative double sedilia, a memorial, two label stop figures - 1, 2, and the font. Some fragments of wall-painting survive. All David Regan (2020). Link. Grade I listed.

Oakham, All Saints. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. Two modern views - 1, 2, and an interior view, all Alan Blacklock (2010). Link. Grade I listed. Congregational Church. Alan Blacklock (2010). Oakham School Chapel (1924-5) on Church Street was built as a memorial to the former pupils who had died in WWI. Interior view. SK 860 088. Both Richard Roberts (2016).

Pickworth, All Saints (1822). A battle during the Wars of the Roses was fought hereabouts - see here. Interior view, and the font. An arch from an earlier church stands in the village - a photo is available on its grade II listing. All David Regan (2016). Grade II listed. The former chapel, now in residential use. SK 993 138. Mike Berrell (2011).
Pilton, St. Nicholas
. SK 9147 0293. Marion Hall. Another view, David Regan (2020). Link. Grade II* listed.
Preston, St. Peter and St. Paul.  George Weston. Interior view, Richard Roberts (2014). Grade II* listed.

Ridlington, St. Mary Magdalene and St. Andrew. Memorial to James Harington (d. 1613) and his wife Fraunces (d. 1599), who had 16 children. Both Robin Peel. Grade II listed - link.
Ryhall, St. John the Evangelist, on Church Street. TF 036 108.  Robin Peel. Since Robin took his photo, some of the trees have been cleared or cut back - another view, Mike Berrell (2011). The spire and tall porch, and two interior views - 1, 2, all Mike Berrell (2011). Grade I listed - link. Ryhall Methodist Church on Mill Street - built as Wesleyan in 1878. TF 036 112. Mike Berrell (2011). Link.

Seaton, All Hallows. Two additional views - 1, 2, interior, altar, pulpit and font, all Dennis Harper (2015). Link1. Link2. Grade II listed.
South Luffenham, St. Mary the Virgin. Another view, four interiors - 1, 2, 3, 4, a knights tomb, the font, and a close-up of billet moulding on the north arcade. SK 9413 0190.
All David Regan (2016 and 2020). Link. Grade II* listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now a private residence. SK 941 019. Janice Tostevin.
Stoke Dry, St. Andrew. Another view, interior, a fine tomb, an example of the wall paintings, and the two fonts - 1, 2. All David Regan (2015). Link. Grade I listed.
Stretton, St. Nicholas. SK 950 158. Mike Berrell (2012). Grade II* listed - link.

Teigh, Holy Trinity. The font. Both David Regan (2015). Two interiors - 1, 2, both David Regan (2016). Link. The church has had some notorious incumbents - see here and here. Grade II* listed.
Thistleton, St. Nicholas. Another view. Both David Regan (2015). Link. Grade II* listed.

Tickencote, St. Peter. SK 9904 4095. Marion Hall. Another view, two of the interior - 1, 2, the superb chancel arch of six orders, the very unusual six-ribbed chancel vault, and the fine Norman font, all David Regan (2020). There is on-line comment that the chancel arch may be the original entrance to a single-cell church. Link. Grade I listed.
Tinwell, All Saints. Robin Peel. Grade II listed - link.
Tixover, St. Mary Magdalen. Mark Turbott. Grade II* listed - link.

Uppingham, St. Peter and St. Paul. From an old postcard in Kevin Gordon's Collection. A modern view, interior view, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade II* listed - link. Uppingham School Chapel, from an old postcard in Kevin Gordon's Collection. A modern view, showing the 1965 extension to the original 1865 chapel. Richard Roberts (2016). Grade II* listed.

Wardley, St. Botolph. Its future is uncertain. David Regan (2015). Link. Grade II* listed.
Whissendine, St. Andrew. David Regan (2015). Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, and the font, all David Regan (2016). Link. Grade I listed. The former Methodist Church. David Regan (2015).

Whitwell, St. Michael and All Angels. Another view. Both Robin Peel. Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Wing,
St. Peter and St. Paul. Two additional views - 1, 2, and the War memorial tablet. All Dennis Harper (2015). Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font, all David Regan (2016). Link1. Link2. Grade II* listed.

 

 
  

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