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Church of St Giles, Rock

Description: Church of St Giles

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 156968

OS Grid Reference: SO7675871162
OS Grid Coordinates: 376758, 271162
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3380, -2.3425

Location: Heightington Road, Rock, Worcestershire DY12 2XY

Locality: Rock
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY12 2XY

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Listing Text


5/318 Church of St Giles


- II*

Chapel. C13 with C14 alterations, restored C17 and late C19. Random
rubble with brick dressings. Nave and chancel in one. South wall: three
windows: two 2-ogeed light windows with square heads flanking a lancet,
south porch to left of C19, brick with C17 boarded door; wooden bell-
turret of C19 to west end; east window: a restored lancet; in north wall:
a C13 lancet to left, two C17 square-headed windows with 2-light casements
to right. Interior: west gallery probably C17 with turned balusters and
moulded hand rail to balustrade, a newel staircase and some fixed benches
made of C17 panellfng. Roof of three bays with C17 king-post trusses.
A modest church graded II* for its surviving medieval fabric. (VCH 4, p 326;
BoE p 195).

Listing NGR: SO7675871162

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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