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Church of St Giles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kilmington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7769 / 50°46'36"N

Longitude: -3.0324 / 3°1'56"W

OS Eastings: 327307

OS Northings: 97984

OS Grid: SY273979

Mapcode National: GBR PF.YGVD

Mapcode Global: FRA 47J1.BGC

Plus Code: 9C2RQXG9+P3

Entry Name: Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 8 May 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88012

Location: Kilmington, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Kilmington

Built-Up Area: Kilmington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kilmington St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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8.5.67 Church of St Giles


Parish church. C15 west tower. Remainder rebuilt in 1862 and designed by
T.T.Bury. West tower of two stages, north angle buttresses with set offs,
battlements, finials and gargoyles. Two light bell openings. Four centred arch
west window and door. Polygonal stair turret on south side.
Nave, north and south aisles and chancel built in 1862 in perpendicular style, and
with open timber framed south porch. Coursed stone with freestone dressings, and
slate and tiled roofs.
Interior: four bay north and south arcades with octagonal piers, moulded capitals
and double chamfered arches. Four centred arch wagon roofs to nave and chancel.
Circa C15 octagonal font with quatrefoil panels. Monuments in north aisle Thomas
Southcott 1735 with Corinthian pilasters broken pediment containing cartouche
flanked by angels.
Mrs Agnes Tucker 1788 by Harris of London, with draped urn. Royal Arms of
Charles II fixed to roof of north aisle. Hatchment over tower arch.

Listing NGR: SY2730797984

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