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Church of St Giles, Lea and Cleverton

Description: Church of St Giles

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 315726

OS Grid Reference: ST9571986284
OS Grid Coordinates: 395719, 186284
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5754, -2.0632

Location: The Street, Lea, Wiltshire SN16 9PE

Locality: Lea and Cleverton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN16 9PE

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/104 Church of St Giles



Anglican Parish Church. C15 west tower, the remainder of 1878.
Squared and coursed rubble with stone dressings and ashlar to
copings and tower parapet, clay tile roofs. Nave and chancel in
one, west tower, north aisle and south porch. Single, 2 and 3-
light C15 style fenestration under flat heads to nave and chancel;
5-light east window. North aisle has starved 3-light C14 style
fenestration under pointed heads doorway and buttresses with set-
offs. Three-stage tower with diagonal buttresses with set-offs,
moulded string courses, north-east corner stair turret and
embattled parapet. West face with blocked doorway and 3-light C15
pointed-arched window above to first stage and oblong opening to
second; 2-cusped-light bell openings with slate louvres to all
faces. Sundial on south-east buttress. Gabled south porch with
pointed-arched entrance and inner trefoil-cusped archway: plank
Interior: Early English style 5-bay north arcade; wagon roofs
throughout. Fittings: C15 font at tower arch with octagonal bowl
on tapered C19 stem; 1878 stained glass to chancel south-east
window;: wall tablet on aisle north wall to Baker family (1849);
I.C.B.S: board to left of tower arch recording 1878 restoration.
(N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST9571986284

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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