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Parish Church of St Giles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sheldon, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4596 / 52°27'34"N

Longitude: -1.7776 / 1°46'39"W

OS Eastings: 415209

OS Northings: 284649

OS Grid: SP152846

Mapcode National: GBR 6WJ.G5

Mapcode Global: VH9Z5.4FMT

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 25 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216938

Location: Birmingham, B26

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Sheldon

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Sheldon

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

Sheldon B26
Parish Church of St Giles
SP 18 SE 14/1 25.4.52
Early C14 nave with a contemporary timber roof of 4 trusses with curved braces to the
tie-beams. North aisle of 1867 (when the church was restored by Slater and Carpenter)
but with a mid C14 arcade without capitals to the piers. West tower and westward
extension of the nave by one bay of 1461. Early C16 timber framed S porch, its
principal rafters decorated with quatrefoils. Chancel of 1867. Inside, reset in the
north wall of the aisle a C15 reredos, niches with crocketted gables flanked by tall
pinnacles. In the niches, once the Annunciation, but the figures of the Angel and the
Virgin and the vase of lilies between them now all cut away.

Listing NGR: SP1520984649

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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