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Bell Tower, South East of Church of St Giles

A Grade I Listed Building in Tydd St Giles, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7269 / 52°43'36"N

Longitude: 0.1122 / 0°6'43"E

OS Eastings: 542733

OS Northings: 316448

OS Grid: TF427164

Mapcode National: GBR L12.54K

Mapcode Global: WHJP2.PQMD

Entry Name: Bell Tower, South East of Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48147

Location: Tydd St. Giles, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

Civil Parish: Tydd St. Giles

Built-Up Area: Tydd St Giles

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Tydd St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TF 41 NW TYDD ST. GILES CHURCH LANE
3/72 (East Side)

Bell Tower, south-east
GV of Church of St Giles

I


Bell tower, late C13 except for bell-stage which is C16 or C17. Barnack limestone to
first two stages with bell-stage of red brick with stone quoins. Embattled and of
three stages with hipped roof, three stage set-back buttressing and newel staircase in
south-east corner. Open sided ground stage with two sides blocked in C17. Each side
has two-centred arch of three chamfered orders with half-round columns to responds
with moulded capitals and bases. In each wall of first stage is a window (now
blocked) of three pointed lights with quatrefoil to head in two-centred arch of two
moulded orders, each on an attached shaft.
VCH (Cambs), Vol.IV, p.229.
Pevsner (Buildings of England), p.475.


Listing NGR: TF4273316448

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