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South Ormsby
 
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, 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, 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