St Peter's Church, Allexton, Leicestershire

Main Street, Oakham, Leicestershire, LE15 9AB
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Open daily from 10am - 4pm. For further information please contact the Local Community Officer via email [email protected] *Please note the floor is very uneven in places in the church so please take extra care where the signage is in place.
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Allexton St. Peter - Your Church Tour


You can now help support the work of the Churches Conservation Trust in caring for St Peter's Allexton by text:

To donate £5 please send ALX to 70970

To give £10 please send ALX to 70191


Hints of Verona?

St Peter's is a beautiful Medieval church, located in an attractive tree-filled churchyard. Its great treasure is its Norman arcade, dating to around 1160 and fabulously carved with zig-zags and lozenge shapes. This was rescued from serious decay and respectfully restored in 1862.

The chancel arch is a little later and the aisles are an 1863 rebuild of predecessors pulled down in the sixteenth century. The dormer windows add a domestic touch, whereas the lions by the door are momentarily reminiscent of the grandeur of Verona or Venice.