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St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Syston
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St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Syston
Coordinates: 52°42′1.92″N 1°4′29.68″W / 52.7005333°N 1.0749111°W / 52.7005333; -1.0749111
Location Syston
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Dedication St Peter and St Paul
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade I listed
Administration
Parish Syston
Deanery Goscote
Archdeaconry Leicester
Diocese Diocese of Leicester

St Peter and St Paul's Church, Syston is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Syston, Leicestershire.

History

The earliest parts of the church date from the 13th century.

The nave and tower were restored by Frederick Webster Ordish of Queniborough at a cost of £1,600 and reopened in February 1872

The chancel was replaced in 1880 at a cost of £2,300. Duston stone was used for the walls with Clipstone and Bath stone for the pillars and corbels. The floor was laid with Portland and red Mansfield stone, the aisles being laid with Staffordshire quarries. The carving was done by Thomas Earp of London. It re-opened on 27 May 1881.

Organ

The organ dates from 1887 and is by Taylor of Leicester A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

Parish status

The church is part of The Fosse Team which comprises the following churches