All Saints' Church, Beeby, Leicestershire

Address: Main Street, Beeby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 3BL
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A church of legends with a 'sawn off' spire...

Built of colourful orange ironstone in the 14th-century, All Saints' is delightfully located overlooking parkland.

This is a church of legends, woven around the strange 'sawn off’ spire which crowns its handsome 15th-century tower.

Medieval screens, a curious 13th-century font, early 19th-century box pews and carved corbels of various dates, inside and out, make this a church of considerable historic interest.

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Road directions

7 miles north east of Leicester, off A47; take A563 off Uppingham Hill and at next traffic lights turn right into Scraptoft Road; take the following country roads to Beeby; Scraptoft Road, Scraptoft Rise, Beeby Road, Scraptoft Lane, Hungarton Lane and turn into Main Street, Beeby

Public transport information

Nearest railway stations: Syston (3 miles) or Leicester (4.9 miles)

OS Reference No.

SK 664 083

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Useful information

Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church and the CCT before you visit?

You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.

 

 

 



PDF iconDerbyshire, Liecestershire, Nottinghamshire & Rutland County Guide (PDF, 4.5mb)

This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches CCT cares for in Derbyshire, Liecestershire, Nottinghamshire & Rutland . Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.

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Donate by text

Last year, we welcomed over two million visitors to our churches. If each person donated just £2, this would enable us to keep our churches open, safe and watertight for you and future generations to enjoy.

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Donate by text

Last year, we welcomed over two million visitors to our churches. If each person donated just £2, this would enable us to keep our churches open, safe and watertight for you and future generations to enjoy.

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All Saints' Church, Beeby, Leicestershire

Keyholder

If the access information for this church is listed as 'Keyholder nearby', this means that the key is kept by one of our invaluable volunteer 'keyholders', who usually live just a short walk from the church and can give visitors the key; sometimes this is a nearby hotel, pub, library, art gallery or other venue. You will find instructions explaining how to get the key when you arrive at the church.

Facilities

Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number of them have heating or running water meaning that they can be cold, and very rarely have toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor. We do apologise for any inconvenience the lack of facilities may cause.