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Church of St Giles, Goodrich

Description: Church of St Giles

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 153810

OS Grid Reference: SO5721819051
OS Grid Coordinates: 357218, 219051
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8684, -2.6227

Location: Goodrich, County of Herefordshire HR9 6JE

Locality: Goodrich
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR9 6JE

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Listing Text

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

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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