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Latitude: 51.5754 / 51°34'31"N
Longitude: -2.0632 / 2°3'47"W
OS Eastings: 395719
OS Northings: 186284
OS Grid: ST957862
Mapcode National: GBR 2R7.17L
Mapcode Global: VHB38.6N4N
Entry Name: Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 28 October 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1363898
English Heritage Legacy ID: 315726
Location: Lea and Cleverton, Wiltshire, SN16
Civil Parish: Lea and Cleverton
Built-Up Area: Lea
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Lea and Cleverton
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST 98 NE LEA & CLEVERTON THE STREET, Lea
6/104 Church of St Giles
Anglican Parish Church. C15 west tower, the remainder of 1878.
Squared and coursed rubble with stone dressings and ashlar to
copings and tower parapet, clay tile roofs. Nave and chancel in
one, west tower, north aisle and south porch. Single, 2 and 3-
light C15 style fenestration under flat heads to nave and chancel;
5-light east window. North aisle has starved 3-light C14 style
fenestration under pointed heads doorway and buttresses with set-
offs. Three-stage tower with diagonal buttresses with set-offs,
moulded string courses, north-east corner stair turret and
embattled parapet. West face with blocked doorway and 3-light C15
pointed-arched window above to first stage and oblong opening to
second; 2-cusped-light bell openings with slate louvres to all
faces. Sundial on south-east buttress. Gabled south porch with
pointed-arched entrance and inner trefoil-cusped archway: plank
Interior: Early English style 5-bay north arcade; wagon roofs
throughout. Fittings: C15 font at tower arch with octagonal bowl
on tapered C19 stem; 1878 stained glass to chancel south-east
window;: wall tablet on aisle north wall to Baker family (1849);
I.C.B.S: board to left of tower arch recording 1878 restoration.
(N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)
Listing NGR: ST9571986284
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