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South Ormsby
 
South Ormsby, Massingberd Arms
South Ormsby, Massingberd Arms
South Ormsby, Massingberd Arms

"Public house. Early C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063596 

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South Ormsby, Massingberd Arms, Public House
South Ormsby, Old School
South Ormsby, Old School
South Ormsby, Old School

Built as a National School 1858 and known as South Ormsby cum Ketsby Church School in the early 20th century.

The school closed in July 1974 with pupils transferring to Tetford.

September 2015

South Ormsby, primary school Ketsby
South Ormsby, South Ormsby Hall
South Ormsby, South Ormsby Hall
South Ormsby, South Ormsby Hall

"The original Paine design had a huge pediment the full width of the front.

This was removed C19 when a third storey was added.

This was removed c.1920 when the present brick parapet was built"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168647 

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South Ormsby, Hall
South Ormsby, South Ormsby Hall
South Ormsby, South Ormsby Hall
South Ormsby, South Ormsby Hall

"Country house. C17, but largely rebuilt 1752-5 by James Paine, for the Massingberd-Mundy family.

Enlarged and altered c.1803 by P. Atkinson, altered C19 and C20"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168647 

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South Ormsby, Hall, James Paine, P.Atkinson
South Ormsby, South Ormsby Hall
South Ormsby, South Ormsby Hall
South Ormsby, South Ormsby Hall

Viewed from the south.

Estate has its own website with a history of the Hall and Massingberd-Mundy family.

https://southormsbyestate.co.uk/history/ 

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South Ormsby, Hall, Massingberd-Mundy
South Ormsby, St Leonard
South Ormsby, St Leonard
South Ormsby, St Leonard

Built of greenstone with limestone ashlar dressings, St Leonard's is externally largely 14th and 15th century, though restored by James Fowler in 1871.

September 2015

South Ormsby, St Leonard church, James Fowler
South Ormsby, St Leonard
South Ormsby, St Leonard
South Ormsby, St Leonard

The south aisle was rebuilt by James Fowler in 1871 the flat headed windows are 20th century.

Inside the south chapel are memorials to members of the Massingberd family, of the nearby South Ormsby Hall.

September 2015

South Ormsby, St Leonard church, Massingberd family, South Ormsby Hall
South Ormsby, St Leonard
South Ormsby, St Leonard
South Ormsby, St Leonard

"Parish church. C12, c.1200, c.1384, chancel C15, restoration of 1871-2 by James Fowler"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168707 

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, James Fowler
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Brass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Brass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Brass

"A female brass, half life size, with dog"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168707 

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, brass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Brass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Brass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Brass

"On a panel in the south aisle wall a brass to Sir William Skipwith, d.1482 showing the deceased and wife beneath crocketed and pinnacled canopies with children beneath"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168707 

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, brass, Sir William Skipwith
South Ormsby, St Leonard, capital
South Ormsby, St Leonard, capital
South Ormsby, St Leonard, capital

The south arcade is c1200 with round piers with limestone capitals - here with Early English stiff-leaf decoration.

September 2015

South Ormsby, St Leonard church, stiff leaf capital
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Chancel, Floor Tiles
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Chancel, Floor Tiles
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Chancel, Floor Tiles

Victorian encaustic floor tiles possibly by Minton. 

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, encaustic floor tiles, Minton
South Ormsby, St Leonard, doorway
South Ormsby, St Leonard, doorway
South Ormsby, St Leonard, doorway

At the west end of the south aisle is this doorway with a reset mid-12th century round arch.

It is said to have been brought from the ruined church at nearby Calceby.

September 2015

South Ormsby, St Leonard church, doorway, Calceby church
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Font
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Font
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Font

"Fine font with panelled octagonal traceried stem, the bowl has angel supporters and on the sides are shields with Symbols of the Passion, and the Virgin Mary set in cusped roundels"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168707 

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, font
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Gargoyle
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Gargoyle
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Gargoyle

Gargoyles at each corner of the tower.

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, gargoyle
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Interior, Nave
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Interior, Nave
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Interior, Nave

Looking east towards the chancel.

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Interior, South Aisle
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Interior, South Aisle
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Interior, South Aisle

Looking east towards the south chapel.

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Monument
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Monument
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Monument

"In the south chapel a white marble wall plaque in the Greek Taste to William Burrell Massingberd d.1802, and other members of the family"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168707 

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, William Burrell Massingberd
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Organ
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Organ
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Organ

Made by Forster & Andrews Hull 1902.

"One of the most successful of the North of England organ builders"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forster_and_Andrews 

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, organ, Forster & Andrews
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Pulpit
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Pulpit
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Pulpit

C19 pulpit part of James Fowler's restoration 1871-2.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Fowler_(architect) 

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, pulpit, James Fowler
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Stained Glass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Stained Glass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Stained Glass

The church has a number of stained glass windows relating to the life of Saint Leonard.

An inscription states that these windows were restored after being taken from St Leonards, Abbey Gate, Leicester.

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, stained glass, Abbey Gate, Leicester
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Stained Glass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Stained Glass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Stained Glass

"In the south window of the south chapel are reset panels of C17 Flemish painted glass"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168707 

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, Flemish painted glass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Stained Glass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Stained Glass
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Stained Glass

East chancel window by Clayton and Bell, 1873.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayton_and_Bell

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South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, glass,Clayton and Bell