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
Dedication St. Giles
Parish Cropwell Bishop
Diocese Southwell and Nottingham
Province York
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]


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]


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.


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: