St Mary's Church, Brentingby, Leicestershire
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An unusual saddle-backed tower and spire
A highly individual saddle-backed tower and spire, standing proudly in the Eye valley. The rest of the church has been converted into a house and there is no access to interior.
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
A medieval church in a Danelaw village
No public access to tower.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings only a small number have heating, running water and toilet facilities.The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
2 miles east of Melton Mowbray off B676 Melton Mowbray to Saxby road; take country road to Brentingby; church (tower) within village of Brentingby adjacent to the main road
Nearest railway station: Melton Mowbray (1.9 miles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church 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.Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, and Rutland County Guide 2012
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Derbyshire, Liecestershire, Nottinghamshire & Rutland. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.
Community information for St Mary's Church, Brentingby
All our Leicestershire churches are in we North region.
Useful local links:
- Go Leicestershire tourism website
- Leicestershire County Council website history section
- Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society
- Leicestershire Archaeological & Historical Society
- Leicestershire Historic Churches Trust
- List of churches in Leicestershire
- Leicestershire is in the Diocese of Leicester