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Church of St Helen and St Giles

A Grade I Listed Building in Rainham and Wennington, London

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Latitude: 51.5183 / 51°31'5"N

Longitude: 0.1906 / 0°11'26"E

OS Eastings: 552083

OS Northings: 182208

OS Grid: TQ520822

Mapcode National: GBR SP.4Q5

Mapcode Global: VHHNM.833C

Entry Name: Church of St Helen and St Giles

Listing Date: 7 January 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201549

Location: Havering, London, RM13

County: London

District: Havering

Electoral Ward/Division: Rainham and Wennington

Built-Up Area: Havering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Rainham

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Church of St Helen
and St Giles
TQ 5282/5382 6/1 7.1.55
Circa 1170, a remarkably complete and unaltered Norman church, consisting
of nave with aisles, chancel and west tower. Later features include clerestory
windows of the C18. The chancel has a C15 crown-post roof of 2 bays. An
unusual feature of this church is a mediaeval scratch-drawing of a ship on
the wall of the rood-loft staircase. (RCHM).

Listing NGR: TQ5208682209

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