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Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Cleeve, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264837

Location: Old Cleeve, West Somerset, Somerset, TA23

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Old Cleeve

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/80 Church of St Giles



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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