Tuesday, April 07, 2015
St Mary de Castro, Leicester, without its spire
After I had paid my respects to Richard III, I found myself with some unexpected free time in Leicester. It was a lovely sunny morning and the city seemed to be rather enjoying its importance.
One of the sites I visited was St Mary de Castro, recently denuded of its spire on safety grounds. I have to say it looks rather fine without it.
Below you can see some photos of this church with and without its spire and with it being taken down. There is something about the light around Leicester Castle that makes for lovely colours.