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Latitude: 52.8813 / 52°52'52"N
Longitude: 0.8575 / 0°51'26"E
OS Eastings: 592372
OS Northings: 335362
OS Grid: TF923353
Mapcode National: GBR R6S.7MK
Mapcode Global: WHLQY.4TLZ
Entry Name: Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 6 March 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1049418
English Heritage Legacy ID: 223510
Location: Barsham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR22
District: North Norfolk
Civil Parish: Barsham
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Walsingham Little St Mary and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TG 93 NW BARSHAM WALSINGHAM ROAD
2/15 (west side)
Houghton St Giles
6.3.59 Church of St Giles
Parish church. Largely C14 fabric rebuilt 1877 by William Eden Nesfield, architect.
Flint with stone dressings and red tiles. West tower, south porch, nave and chancel.
C14 tower with trefoil heads to each of 4 bell openings, with C15 2-light west
window. South wall with an isolated lancet, a 2-light straight-headed perpendicular
window and one 3-light perpendicular window; perpendicular south porch with
four-centred arch and angle buttresses; wall table C18 on mid-point of wall; chancel
south wall with one round-headed and one perpendicular straight-headed 3-light
window. East window Curvilinear with cusping C14. North nave wall: north doorway,
two 2-light cusped "Y" tracery windows and one 3-light straight-headed perpendicular
window. Interior: perpendicular tower arch, no chancel arch. Nave roof of 1877
scissor-framed trusses closely set together. Perpendicular Rood Screen with elaborate
double cusped tracery heads and painted dado with six female saints and six theologian
saints. C17 Communion rails, Nesfield stalls.
Listing NGR: TF9237235362
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