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Warwick (District Authority)
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SP 35970 72583



7/126 Church of St Giles



Parish church. Circa late C13 chancel and nave, C14 tower with late C14 top stage. Late C19 south porch and vestry. The C13 parts of the church are built of red sandstone in roughly coursed rubble with ashlar dressings. The later work is in a lighter coloured sandstone ashlar. Steeply pitched plain tile roofs with gabled ends. East gable wall of chancel rebuilt in C19 with twin buttresses and a three-light pointed window with tracery and hood mould. On south wall there are three and north wall there are two late C13 single light windows with pointed arches of two splayed orders. South wall of nave has two single light windows with pointed arches of two splayed orders and towards east another with two orders of wave mouldings and a hood mould. C13 south door with richly moulded pointed arch and label mouldings. Outside this door is a C19 brick porch with tiled gabled roof, the roof timbers are re-used from elsewhere and have the date 1616 incised. South wall of nave is buttressed at each end. On north side of the nave there are two single light windows with pointed arches of two splayed orders, and an early C14 doorway with pointed arch and wave mouldings. Above this door is a modern triangular window enclosing a cusped circle. At east end overlapping the chancel, is the vestry which is gabled with a single light window in north gable wall. Tower rises in four stages unmarked by stringcourses but with a splayed offset for the later top stage. There are twin buttresses at NE and SW angles and on west side a battered brick base has been built. There are single lights with pointed arches of two splayed orders to second and third stages, except on north side which has one to third stage only. On south side is a similar window to lower stage. Plain parapet with crocheted pinnacles. On each face of top stage there is a tracery window of two-trefoil lights of two splayed orders with 4-centred arches and hood mouldings. Interior: Chancel and nave have C19 hammer beam roofs resting on corbels. Chancel arch is tall and narrow with a pointed arch of two hollow splays supported on corbels and to either side are similar arches but lower, which appear to be C19. Pointed tower arch of two orders. C12 font with tapered circular basin supported by a central shaft and eight detached columns with moulded capitals and bases.

Listing NGR: SP3597072583


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 10 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/03072/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Miss Ruth Charlton. Source Historic England Archive
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