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St. Giles, Hillesley, Gloucestershire

Description

The church of St. Giles, consecrated in 1851, is a building of stone, in the Early Eng1ish style, consisting of chancel, clerestoried nave of eight bays, aisles, vestry, south porch and a western turret containing 2 bells: the church occupies the site of a former church of the same name, many curious remains of which were found in digging the present foundations, including an ancient but shattered font: there are 200 sittings. The ancient chapel belonging to this place, also dedicated to St. Giles, had been converted previous to 1712 into tenements for the poor.

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1851 only; earlier entries are in the register of Hawkesbury.

St. Giles
Hillesley
Gloucestershire

Denomination:Church of England
Diocese:Gloucester
Built:1851
Sittings:200
Graveyard:Yes