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Church of St Giles and All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Orsett, Thurrock

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Latitude: 51.5127 / 51°30'45"N

Longitude: 0.3684 / 0°22'6"E

OS Eastings: 564440

OS Northings: 181971

OS Grid: TQ644819

Mapcode National: GBR NLS.3Y3

Mapcode Global: VHJL5.B7LP

Entry Name: Church of St Giles and All Saints

Listing Date: 8 February 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119701

Location: Thurrock, RM16

County: Thurrock

Electoral Ward/Division: Orsett

Built-Up Area: Orsett

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Orsett; St Giles and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

5221 Orsett
Church of St Giles and
All Saints
TQ 68 SW 5/49 8.2.60


Part C12 with extensive C14, and C15 alterations. Flint and ragstone rubble
with Reigate dressings. Roofs tiled, and weatherboarded spire. C12 Nave
has north arcade of 3, C15 arches and 2 of C14. South wall has C14 window
of 3 ogee cinquefoiled lights and a C14 window of 2 cinque-foiled lights.
South doorway of circa 1160 with semi-circular arch, chevron ornament, attached
shafts with carved capitals and bases. Small C12 window adjacent. C19 west
windows. C14 north aisle has 2, C14 windows of 2 trefoiled lights in 2 centred
heads. C15 wood staircase door with 2 centred arch. C14 north doorway,
with moulded jambs, and 2 centred head. Late C15 or early C16 North Chapel,
with C19 east window. North wall has 2 original windows of 2 cinquefoiled
lights in 2 centred head. C14 chancel has original east window of 4 trefoiled
lights in a 2 centred head. North wall late C15 arcade with 2 centred arches.
Early C14 window of 2 trefoiled lights in south wall. Cl5 North-west tower,
of 3 stages with plain parapet, embattled turret, and surmounted by a spire.
Some Cl7 brick in tower. C19 west door with C17 brick window above. Second
stage has C17 brick window and door to roof with 2 centred head. Bell chamber
has 4 windows of 2 four centred lights. South porch is C15 with later part
rebuilding. Nave and chancel roofs are crown post and 7 cants, with arch
braced tie beams. South porch also has crown post roof.
(RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TQ6444081971

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