CHURCH OF ST GILES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1373434
Date first listed:
04-Oct-1960
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:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Colby
National Grid Reference:
TG 22028 31126

Details

TG 23 SW COLBY

6/24 Church of St.Giles 4:10:60

- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with stone dressings, brick. Tiled roof. West tower, nave, chancel, south porch. Unbuttressed tower of stages. West window with Y-tracery of cl300. Change above this from flint fragments to larger flints. Ringing chamber openings cusped with hood moulds. 2-light Perpendicular bell opening. Gargoyles. Brick parapet. 4 bay buttressed nave. 3 3-light windows with panel tracery to south. Rood stair to south east corner of nave now cemented over. To north nave and chancel wall brick of 1749 with semi-circular headed windows. 2 bay chancel buttressed with diagonal buttress to south. 2 3-light panel tracery windows under 4-centre arches with hood moulds. Buttressed C15 porch of 2 storeys to first nave bay. Flushwork to base, also to left and right of door and above door. Stone carvings of St. Michael and St. George in the spandrels. Central niche with stone canopy to upper storey with a window to each side having cusped ogee head under square hood moulds. Restored doorway has shaft with continuous inner and outer moulding with hollows and rolls. Plain inner doorway, back of door probably C17. Interior. Tall, narrow, tower arch. Rood stair. Some re-used poppy-head bench ends. Arch from parvise into nave now blocked. Font with cusped, sunk panels on shaft; octagonal bowl with lion head supports having the symbols of the Evangelists, the donors, the Virgin and child, woodman with axe, final panel blank. Ogee arched piscina and sedilia.

Listing NGR: TG2202831126

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
224471
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 30 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12972/06
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