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Description: Church of St Giles
Date Listed: 20 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238367
OS Grid Reference: NZ1016090410
OS Grid Coordinates: 410160, 590410
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2078, -1.8419
There is also a scheduled monument, Round Cairn, 230m South of Netherwitton Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
NZ 19 SW
17/134 Church of St. Giles
Parish Church. Chancel perhaps C12 altered C15, nave rebuilt C18 and remodelled,
with addition of vestry, 1886. Squared stone, roughly shaped in chancel,
dressings; grey slate roof. Aisled 3-bay nave with south porch, chancel with
vestry on north. C19 work in free C14/C15 style. West end has 3-light window
with quatrefoil window over, flanked by stepped buttresses; C18 bellcote on
coped gable has round-headed opening, with imposts, semicircular cap and rusticated
obelisk finial. South nave wall has projecting porch with pointed double-chamfered
arch; 3-light window to right. North wall has 2 3-light windows. South chancel
wall shows inserted priest's door with flattened triangular head, in square
chamfered surround, lintel dated 1691. Flanking C19 2-light windows. North wall
has restored window. East end has C15 3-light window set high in the wall;
trefoil-headed lights, the central under ogee head, within 4-centred arch with
hoodmould. Raised armorial panels above, and to either side of head. C19 gable
coping with finial cross.
Interior: double-chamfered 3-bay nave arcades of 1864. Medieval chancel arch,
double-chamfered with chamfered hoodmould towards nave; inner order on semi-
octagonal responds with restored capitals and bases. C19 4-centred vestry door,
and an opening with timber lintel into organ chamber. Fittings mostly C19 and
later, except C13 or C14 font with circular bowl, shaft and moulded base, on
octagonal plinth. C14 female effigy, in 2 pieces but quite well preserved, on
north of sanctuary; small C14 or C15 cross slab to south. Large C15 cross slab
set in north wall of chancel, with armorial bearings. Set in east wall of vestry
two C12 chevron voussoirs and C12/13 cross slab head. Late Georgian panelled
dado in nave. Minton tiles in sanctuary.
Listing NGR: NZ1015990411
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Source: English Heritage
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