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Church of St Giles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Hallingbury, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8545 / 51°51'16"N

Longitude: 0.1931 / 0°11'35"E

OS Eastings: 551137

OS Northings: 219600

OS Grid: TL511196

Mapcode National: GBR MDZ.MNB

Mapcode Global: VHHLW.9NF5

Entry Name: Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120464

Location: Great Hallingbury, Uttlesford, Essex, CM22

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Great Hallingbury

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Hallingbury St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL51NW GREAT HALLINGBURY CHURCH ROAD

5/16 Church of St. Giles

20.2.67 II*

Much rebuilt and remodelled by G.E. Pritchett in 1874 but with
fine late C11 Chancel Arch and west window and C14 west tower.
The tower 10 1/2 ft. square,built of flint rubble and clunch with
Barnack stone dressings is of 3 stages with thin diagonal buttresses,
crenellated parapet and S.E. stair turret. The octagonal shingle
spire is of 1873. All other external walls, including the porch
are of matching materials and are mainly Victorian. The roofs
are plain red tiles. Internally the main feature is the complete
early Norman chancel arch built entirely of Roman bricks with the
inposts of unmoulded stepped bricks. The rare Piscina which
apparently served the rood loft is high up to the right of the arch.
The Victorian arcade is of circular piers with richly carved foliage
capitals. There is a late C11 window in the S.W. wall of Roman
brick. The S. doorway has a moulded two centre arch in a square
head with a moulded label, traceried spandrels and blank shields
(RCHM2).


Listing NGR: TL5113719600

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