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Church of St Giles and All Saints, Orsett

Description: Church of St Giles and All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 February 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 119701

OS Grid Reference: TQ6444081971
OS Grid Coordinates: 564440, 181971
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5127, 0.3684

Location: B188, Thurrock RM16 3ER

Locality: Orsett
County: Thurrock
Country: England
Postcode: RM16 3ER

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Listing Text

5221 Orsett
Church of St Giles and
All Saints
TQ 68 SW 5/49 8.2.60


Part C12 with extensive C14, and C15 alterations. Flint and ragstone rubble
with Reigate dressings. Roofs tiled, and weatherboarded spire. C12 Nave
has north arcade of 3, C15 arches and 2 of C14. South wall has C14 window
of 3 ogee cinquefoiled lights and a C14 window of 2 cinque-foiled lights.
South doorway of circa 1160 with semi-circular arch, chevron ornament, attached
shafts with carved capitals and bases. Small C12 window adjacent. C19 west
windows. C14 north aisle has 2, C14 windows of 2 trefoiled lights in 2 centred
heads. C15 wood staircase door with 2 centred arch. C14 north doorway,
with moulded jambs, and 2 centred head. Late C15 or early C16 North Chapel,
with C19 east window. North wall has 2 original windows of 2 cinquefoiled
lights in 2 centred head. C14 chancel has original east window of 4 trefoiled
lights in a 2 centred head. North wall late C15 arcade with 2 centred arches.
Early C14 window of 2 trefoiled lights in south wall. Cl5 North-west tower,
of 3 stages with plain parapet, embattled turret, and surmounted by a spire.
Some Cl7 brick in tower. C19 west door with C17 brick window above. Second
stage has C17 brick window and door to roof with 2 centred head. Bell chamber
has 4 windows of 2 four centred lights. South porch is C15 with later part
rebuilding. Nave and chancel roofs are crown post and 7 cants, with arch
braced tie beams. South porch also has crown post roof.
(RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TQ6444081971

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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