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Church of St Giles, Darlton

Description: Church of St Giles

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 241444

OS Grid Reference: SK7787673674
OS Grid Coordinates: 477876, 373674
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2544, -0.8342

Location: A57, Darlton, Nottinghamshire NG22 0TF

Locality: Darlton
Local Authority: Bassetlaw District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG22 0TF

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/4 Church of St.Giles
G.V. II*

Parish church. c1200 and C19. Rebuilt, with the exception of
the tower, in 1863. Ashlar and rough hewn ashlar. Tile roofs.
Coped ridges with single crosses to the east nave, east chancel
and west and east north aisle. Single stack at east end of north
aisle. Set on a plinth. Tower, nave, north aisle, north vestry
and chancel. c1200 tower of 3 stages with a string course at
each juncture and with C19 pyramidal roof. Single lancet to the
west. The 4 belfry openings each have 2 lights and single stone
mullion under a flat head. There is a single clock face to the
south and west sides. The north side has, at the second stage, a
single lancet. Abutting the north west aisle is a brick and tile
lean-to. The C19 north aisle has a single multifoil with hood
mould and label stops over. The north wall has 3 cusped and
arched lights each with hood mould and label steps. The east
wall has a small arched and cusped light in the apex. The vestry
has a single small arched and cusped light with hood mould and
label stops, to the left is a doorway with wooden door. The east
vestry has a single arched and traceried 2-light window with
cusping, hood mould and label stops. The east chancel has an
arched 5-light window with intersecting tracery. In the south
chancel is a central arched doorway with hood mould and decorated
label stops. To the right is a single 2-light arched window and
to the left a single arched light, both are C19 with tracery,
cusping, hood mould and head label stops. The buttressed nave
has 2 C19 arched 2-light windows with tracery, cusping, hood
mould and label stops. To the left is a c1200 arched doorway
with 2 slim engaged columns with waterleaf capitals supporting a
moulded arch with dogtooth hood mould. Interior. 3 bay nave
arcade with octagonal columns and moulded capitals supporting
double chamfered arches, the western respond being a continuation
of the inner chamfer and the eastern side supported on a
castellated corbel. Double chamfered tower arch. The outer arch
of the double chamfered chancel arch is supported on slim engaged
columns with foliate decorated capitals. There is a chamfered
arched vestry doorway. In the south chancel wall is a chamfered
arched piscina and in the north wall is a piscina with cusped
arch, decorated spandrel, drip mould and label stops. There is
an arcaded and decorated ashlar reredos. The nave and north
aisle roofs are decorated. The furniture is C19. On the north
chancel wall are 2 c1500 brasses of a Knight and a Lady.

Listing NGR: SK7787673674

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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