St. Giles' Church, Cropwell Bishop

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Coordinates: 52°54′46″N 00°58′59″W / 52.91278°N 0.98306°W / 52.91278; -0.98306

St. Giles' Church, Cropwell Bishop
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
Website wivertonchurches.org.uk/stgiles/stgilesbuilding.htm
History
Dedication St. Giles
Administration
Parish Cropwell Bishop
Diocese Southwell and Nottingham
Province York
Clergy
Rector Revd Bronwen Gamble

St. Giles' Church, Cropwell Bishop is a parish church in the Church of England in Cropwell Bishop, Nottinghamshire.

The church is Grade I listed by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport as a building of outstanding architectural or historic interest.[1]

History[edit]

The church has 13th century arcades but is mainly 14th century with a nave with north and south aisles, south porch and chancel. The tower was built around 1450.[1]

Bells[edit]

There are six bells. One is 16th century, two are dated 1669 and 1757, a fourth was recast in 1905 and a fifth added in the same year. A sixth, the treble bell, was installed in 1981.

Clock[edit]

Former turret clock now in Nottingham Industrial Museum

From 1694 to 1906, the church had a clock by Richard Roe. This is now preserved in Nottingham Industrial Museum.

Current parish status[edit]

St. Giles' Church, Cropwell Bishop is in the Wiverton group of parishes which includes:

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