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Church of St Giles

A Grade I Listed Building in Barsham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8813 / 52°52'52"N

Longitude: 0.8575 / 0°51'26"E

OS Eastings: 592372

OS Northings: 335362

OS Grid: TF923353

Mapcode National: GBR R6S.7MK

Mapcode Global: WHLQY.4TLZ

Plus Code: 9F42VVJ4+GX

Entry Name: Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049418

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223510

Location: Barsham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR22

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Barsham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Walsingham Little St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Houghton St Giles

6.3.59 Church of St Giles


Parish church. Largely C14 fabric rebuilt 1877 by William Eden Nesfield, architect.
Flint with stone dressings and red tiles. West tower, south porch, nave and chancel.
C14 tower with trefoil heads to each of 4 bell openings, with C15 2-light west
window. South wall with an isolated lancet, a 2-light straight-headed perpendicular
window and one 3-light perpendicular window; perpendicular south porch with
four-centred arch and angle buttresses; wall table C18 on mid-point of wall; chancel
south wall with one round-headed and one perpendicular straight-headed 3-light
window. East window Curvilinear with cusping C14. North nave wall: north doorway,
two 2-light cusped "Y" tracery windows and one 3-light straight-headed perpendicular
window. Interior: perpendicular tower arch, no chancel arch. Nave roof of 1877
scissor-framed trusses closely set together. Perpendicular Rood Screen with elaborate
double cusped tracery heads and painted dado with six female saints and six theologian
saints. C17 Communion rails, Nesfield stalls.

Listing NGR: TF9237235362

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