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Church of St Giles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Little Stretton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.598 / 52°35'52"N

Longitude: -1.031 / 1°1'51"W

OS Eastings: 465729

OS Northings: 300460

OS Grid: SK657004

Mapcode National: GBR 9PH.450

Mapcode Global: WHFKQ.4Y9Q

Plus Code: 9C4WHXX9+5H

Entry Name: Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 29 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190665

ID on this website: 101074853

Location: St Giles's Church, Great Stretton, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE2

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Little Stretton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Glen Magna St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SK 60 SE GARTREE ROAD (South Side)
29.12.66 Church of St.Giles


Small church. C12/C13, rebuilt 1838, and C15. Rubble stone, with coursed
squared stone and ashlar tower, and Welsh and Swithland slate-roofs. W tower,
nave and chancel under one roof, and S porch. Tower, mainly of C15, of 2
stages with plinth, buttresses with set-offs (diagonal on W corners), 4 small
2-light bell openings and battlements. Norman nave arch. On nave N wall,
blocked door, window of 1838 and 2 heads of C13 windows built into wall.
Simple Geometric tracery. E window also of 1838. On S wall a similar window
and head of window with Y tracery built in. Transitional S doorway. S porch
also probably of 1838. C19 tie beam roof to nave. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK6572900460

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