St Mary's Parish Church, Lutterworth

St Mary's Church is the parish church of the town of Lutterworth, Leicestershire. The church building is 13th-century, with 14th- and 15th-century alterations. A spire on the church was blown down in 1703 and rebuilt in 1761. Sir George Gilbert Scott restored the building in 1866–1869.[1] It is listed at Grade I.[2]

The translator John Wycliffe was the rector of the church between 1374 and 1384.[2] His translation of the Bible into English started the Lollard movement.[1] St Mary's is a member of the Major Churches Network.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Lutterworth Church of St Mary". Leicestershire and Rutland Churches. 12 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b Historic England. "Church of St Mary (1211040)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  3. ^ "St Mary's, Lutterworth – Greater Churches". greaterchurches.org. Retrieved 21 November 2018.

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Coordinates: 52°27′19″N 1°12′11″W / 52.45536°N 1.20315°W / 52.45536; -1.20315