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Parish Church of St Giles, Codicote

Description: Parish Church of St Giles

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 161953

OS Grid Reference: TL2185218730
OS Grid Coordinates: 521852, 218730
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8539, -0.2322

Location: 49 Bury Lane, Codicote SG4 8YT

Locality: Codicote
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8YT

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Listing Text

(east side)

10/6 Parish Church of
St Giles

- II*

Parish Church. C12 origin. Some C13 fragments. C15 W tower.
Restored 1853. Flint rubble with stone dressings. Plain tile
pitched roofs, the nave parapeted. 3-stage battlemented W tower,
top 2 stages with C15 detail includinq 2-light belfry windows.
Lead spike with wrouqht iron weathervane. Deeply recessed W door
and 3-light window above. Nave has restored C12 lancet in N
wall and some C15 stonework to square and 4-centre arch windows.
Other fenestration is C14 style. S Porch C19. Interior has
large C15 W tower arch with single attached shafts S nave arcade
has columns on C13 octagonal bases. Restored C15 derestorey.
Jacobean hexagonal pulpit with carved panelling. S door has iron
scroll work, possibly C12. (RCHM 1910; Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2185218730

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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