St Giles

  • Hampton Gay
  • OX5 2QH


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  • Main Description

    Grade II* listed.

    C13 origins but rebuilt between 1767-72 for Reverend Thomas Hinds.

    Building materials consist of squared and coursed limestone with ashlar quoins;
    coursed limestone rubble with north wall and west tower. The roof is gabled and of stone slate.

    Central features include a nave, chancel and west tower.

    Windows date from C13 and include examples of graduated C13-style lancets.

    The two-bay side walls have classical moulded cornice and pointed lancets with a hood
    mould over a mid C19 pointed arched chamfered doorway with plank door. The 2-storey west tower is an original feature.

    Elsewhere are C18 semi-circular arched belfry windows with key and impost blocks; crenellated
    parapet and a pyramidal-roof which has a large ball finial and wrought-iron weathervane.

    Interior: Includes a mid C18 panelled pulpit; mid C19 pews; mid C18 gallery with panelled
    font set on slender octagonal shaft.

Church Grants

porch reinstatement

2015/2016 | £2000