CHURCH OF ST GILES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1157263

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1966

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.

District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Goodrich

National Grid Reference: SO 57218 19051

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History

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Details

SO 51 NE GOODRICH CP GOODRICH

6/18 Church of St Giles

25.2.66

GV II*



Parish church. C13 core, mid- to late C14 west tower with spire, north aisle, south porch and chancel, altered and restored late C19 with addition of south organ chamber. Sandstone rubble, ashlar to west tower, south porch and organ chamber, slate roofs. West tower: externally of one, internally of four stages with doorway to north and window now forming second doorway with late C19 steps up to first floor in west wall, octagonal broach spire with four lucarnes; two cusped ogee-lights with quatrefoil, restored tip to spire. Nave and chancel: one C19 2-light window with cusped ogee-lights and quatrefoil and further similar,window flanking porch, small lower blocked square-headed window slihglty to west of organ chamber with similar C19 2- light window. North wall of north aisle has two blocked pointed arched windows and doorway between inserted C19 2-light windows, late C15 five cusped ogee-light window in 4-centred arch at east end of chancel. South porch: outer entrance of two moulded orders, smaller doorway in east wall with chamfered jambs, C19 inner doorway, two cusped ogee-light window to east wall and two ogee-headed lights in west wall now blocked internally. Interior: two eastern bays of north nave arcade with drum piers moulded bases and capitals and altered arches, remaining two bays of nave to west and two bays of chancel with octagonal piers moulded bases and capitals and arches of two orders, walls fitted with imported linenfold panelling, some panels reputed to be of c1700 from Hill Court (qv under Walford CP - [not in this list]). Damaged late C13 tomb with arcaded sides under eastern arch of north arcade. Pieces of C15 glass incorporated in east window of north aisle, east chancel window by Hardman c1875. (BoE, p 136/7; RCHM p 73).

Listing NGR: SO5721319049

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 153810

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931), 73
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 136-7

End of official listing