CHURCH OF ST. GILES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1117813
Date first listed:
21-Dec-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST. GILES

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST. GILES

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Buckinghamshire
District:
Aylesbury Vale (District Authority)
Parish:
Pitchcott
National Grid Reference:
SP 77533 20419

Details

SP 72 SE PITCHCOTT

2/38 Church of St. Giles

21.12.67

- II*

Parish church, now disused. Nave probably C12, C13 chancel, C14 and C15 fenestration, tower C15 and 16. Porchrebuilt 1662, remainder much restored 1864. Coursed rubble stone, tiled roofs. W. tower has plinth, diagonal buttresses, plain parapet, and single openings to bell-chamber with cusped rectangular heads. C15 W. doorway and window, both restored, the doorway with 4-centred arch and hoodmould, the window with 2 traceried lights. Nave has 2 bays of 2-light windows with cusped flat heads, now mostly C19, and central N. and S. doorways with 2-centred chamfered arches. N. doorway is blocked; S. door has cusped niche above and gabled porch with shallow chamfered arch. Chancel has diagonal buttresses, 2 restored lancets and moulded doorway to S., C19 vestry to north, and 3-light traceried E. window with small cusped roundel above. Interior: double hollow-chamfered arch to tower. C19 chancel arch on corbel columns with carved foliage caps and bases. N. wall of chancel has rectangular recess, S. wall has cusped piscina. C19 roofs and glass in E. window. C13 moulded stone book- rest has been moved to Oving church. Other fittings have been sold and dispersed. Building due to be converted to house at time of listing. RCHM II p. 235-6.

Listing NGR: SP7753320419

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
42187
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North, (1913)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11060/09
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