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Church of St Giles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rock, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3381 / 52°20'16"N

Longitude: -2.3425 / 2°20'33"W

OS Eastings: 376758

OS Northings: 271162

OS Grid: SO767711

Mapcode National: GBR 0BX.GKL

Mapcode Global: VH91Z.BHYH

Entry Name: Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 25 February 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156968

Location: Rock, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY12

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Rock

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Rock with Heightington

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


SO 77 SE ROCK CP HEIGHTINGTON ROAD (north side)
Heightington

5/318 Church of St Giles

25.2.58

- II*

Chapel. C13 with C14 alterations, restored C17 and late C19. Random
rubble with brick dressings. Nave and chancel in one. South wall: three
windows: two 2-ogeed light windows with square heads flanking a lancet,
south porch to left of C19, brick with C17 boarded door; wooden bell-
turret of C19 to west end; east window: a restored lancet; in north wall:
a C13 lancet to left, two C17 square-headed windows with 2-light casements
to right. Interior: west gallery probably C17 with turned balusters and
moulded hand rail to balustrade, a newel staircase and some fixed benches
made of C17 panellfng. Roof of three bays with C17 king-post trusses.
A modest church graded II* for its surviving medieval fabric. (VCH 4, p 326;
BoE p 195).


Listing NGR: SO7675871162

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