Description: Church of St Giles
Date Listed: 23 August 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 325960
OS Grid Reference: SE5652146875
OS Grid Coordinates: 456521, 446875
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9149, -1.1410
SE 54 NE COPMANTHORPE CHURCH STREET
3/44 Church of St Giles
Church. C12 much altered with chancel of 1889 and C20 additions including
west porch. Magnesian limestone ashlar, partly rendered and colourwashed,
brick outshut and Welsh slate roof. West porch, nave and chancel in one,
C20 parish rooms and outshut to north. Porch contains C12 doorway with
chamfered surround and single nook shaft with scalloped capitals supporting
arch with ball moulding. C12 bell-turret with twin round-arched openings.
Nave and chancel: south side, buttress with offsets between. Mainly single
round-headed windows in chamfered surrounds, those to nave under recut hood-
moulds, the west-most with single nook shafts supporting roll moulding.
One slit window. North side: 2 similar round-headed windows, otherwide
obscured by outshut and parish rooms. East end said to be C12 reconstructed
to end of C19 extension. Group of 3 stepped round-arched windows in
chamfered surround under hood-mould. Interior: glass to east window by
Kempe, c1889. N Pevsner, Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, p 171.
Listing NGR: SE5652146875
Source: English Heritage
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