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Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 10213 55102


SP15NW EXHALL MAIN STREET (South side) 3/89 Church of St Giles

01/02/67 - II

Church. C12 nave with alterations c.1320, and C13 nave. Restored and partly rebuilt 1862 by Solomon Hunt, mostly at the expense of the Reverend H.C Carleton. Lias and limestone wtih limestone and some sandstone dressings. Chancel of coursed rubble, but east gable and south wall rebuilt in regular courses from height of 4 feet. Nave south wall and western part of north wall irregular coursed, eastern part of north wall rebuilt. Tile roofs with coped gables. Nave and chancel each of 2 bays, not quite in line; south-west porch and bellcote of 1862. Gothic arched door, and porch with hood mould and low angle buttresses. Blocked Romanesque north door with scalloped capitals; shafts missing. Most windows of 1862. Nave has straight-headed Decorated south window of 3 ogee-headed lights, with segmental arch inside, and ballflower decoration. North window with tracery of 2 cusped crosses. 2 west lancets and central buttress with coped top. Bellcote with clock below and lead pyramid roof. Buttresses to north and south walls largely renewed. Chancel has 2-light Decorated east window, renewed, with hood moulds continued across wall. To north two C13 lancets, to south one 2-light window and one lancet, inside with rere arches. Diagonal and south buttresses. Interior: simple arch-braced roofs. Chancel: late C19 glass in east window. 2 small brasses: John Walsingham (died 1566) and his wife. Nave: west door to cupboard. Plain tapered cylindrical font on moulded octagonal base. V.C.H.: Warwickshire III, p.90; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.291).

Listing NGR: SP1021355102


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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 90
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 291


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: 19 May 2002
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