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Parish Church of St Giles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barham and Woolley, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3655 / 52°21'55"N

Longitude: -0.3315 / 0°19'53"W

OS Eastings: 513705

OS Northings: 275466

OS Grid: TL137754

Mapcode National: GBR H0S.M0J

Mapcode Global: VHGLM.6TM0

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 28 January 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54720

Location: Barham and Woolley, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Barham and Woolley

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Barham St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


7/1 Parish Church of
28.1.58 St Giles


Parish church. Late C12 nave and north aisle, chancel and chancel arch
c.1300, nave windows C14; restoration c.1850 when porch, north wall of aisle
were rebuilt and bellcote added to west gable; west wall and porch rebuilt
c.1905 and chancel restored in 1905. Walls of pebble rubble with stone
dressings and reused ashlar. Roofs of plain tiles. South elevation: Gable
parapets to nave, south porch reconstructed in c.1850 with a two-centred arch
of two continuous chamfered orders; south doorway C12 reset with chevron
moulded two-centred arch with octagonal shafted jambs each with scalloped
capitals and moulded bases, two C14 windows to south wall of three and two
lights with C16 head and sunk spandrels. Chancel with two similar windows
with Y-tracery in a two-centred head. Interior: Nave arcade of three bays
with semi circular arches of two chamfered orders with circular columns, plain
capitals (one with water leaf carving) with square abaci; moulded bases with
spurs. Chancel arch c.1300, two-centred of two chamfered orders on similar
responds with chamfered imposts. Font, C13 with plain circular bowl on
rectangular central shaft with chamfered angles and three smaller shafts with
moulded capitals and bases. C17 communion table and seats.

RCHM: Huntingdonshire p16
VCM: Huntingdonshire pll
Pevsner: Buildings of England p207

Listing NGR: TL1370575466

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