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Description: Church of St Giles
Date Listed: 11 August 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 241916
OS Grid Reference: SK6538967356
OS Grid Coordinates: 465389, 367356
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1993, -1.0226
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OLLERTON NEWARK ROAD
SK 66 NE
3/66 Church of
Parish church. c.1780. Gothick style. Irregularly coursed
ashlar and brick, rendered. Plain tile and gabled and lean-to
slate roofs, low pitch. Ashlar dressings, single capped gable
stack. West tower, nave and chancel under continuous roof, C19
vestry and adjoining store, south porch. West tower, 3 stages,
has chamfered plinth, 2 string courses, crenellated parapet with
4 crocketed pinnacles, and wind vane. First stage has to north,
doorway with lancet-panelled door. Second stage has to south and
west, clock, and to north, double lancet. Third stage has 4
double lancet louvred openings. Nave, 4 bays, has 4 triple
lancets on each side. North side has to east, lean-to store with
cross window to west and door to east. Single bay lean-to vestry
has single mullioned window to east. Single bay chancel has to
east, triple lancet. Gabled south porch has moulded pointed
doorway. Interior has wooden benches, arched plaster ceiling and
chamfered pointed doorway with diagonal boarded doors. Aisleless
nave has elliptical window heads and intermediate ogee headed
panels. Moulded cornice and coved plaster ceiling with C19 brass
chandelier. South-east window has stained glass by Heaton, Butler
and Bayne, 1875. Half round tower arch has moulded arris. C13
style panelled screen, 1901. Tower chamber has rounded stair
enclosure with curved boarded door. Half round chancel arch has
panelled intrados. Chancel has half height fielded panelling and
moulded cornice. East window has stained glass by C. G. S.
Foljambe, 1871. Fittings include roll moulded panelled benches,
mid C19 cast iron desks and lectern, late C19 panelled octagonal
pulpit and round polished granite font with grouped shafts. C17
oak plank parish chest with 3 locks. C18 chair with turned legs
and cutout carved back. Monuments include re-sited headstone to
Col. Thomas Markham, 1643. Hatchment, late C18. Classical
marble tablet, 1825. 8 C20 brasses. War memorial brass, 1919.
Listing NGR: SK6538967356
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