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Latitude: 51.12 / 51°7'11"N
Longitude: -3.3843 / 3°23'3"W
OS Eastings: 303208
OS Northings: 136540
OS Grid: ST032365
Mapcode National: GBR LN.9NFZ
Mapcode Global: VH6H1.936S
Entry Name: Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 21 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1174203
English Heritage Legacy ID: 264837
Location: Old Cleeve, West Somerset, Somerset, TA23
District: West Somerset
Civil Parish: Old Cleeve
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST03NW OLD CLEEVE CP
4/80 Church of St Giles
GV II II
Parish church. 1861-2 on site of earlier building. Architect C E Giles. Red sandstone random rubble, Bath stone
dressings, slate roofs, coped verges, decorative ridge tiles. Plan: 4 bay nave, South porch, West bell-cote, chancel,
North vestry. Plain Geometrical style. Single storey bell-cast gabled porch, coped verges and kneelers, string course,
arched entrance, 2 pairs of lancets and single sone to right, large stepped buttress, 2 lancets to chancel, 3-light
East window, heated vestry on North front, 4 pairs of lancets to nave with central stepped buttress, 2-light West
window flanked by buttresses, gabled ashlar bell-cote. Interior: rendered. Chancel: scissor truss roof. Foliage
decorated capitals to responds of pointed chancel arch. Similar foliage decoration to pulpit and spandrels of reredos.
East window dated 1889. Contemporary fittings included 2 parrafin lamps and a corona for candles. Wrought iron screens,
late C20 by Rachel Recketts. Medieval tiles inlaid round font. (VCH Somerset, Vol 5, forthcoming).
Listing NGR: ST0320836540
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