St Giles's 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
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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 it is mainly from the 14th century. It has a nave, north and south aisles, a south porch and a chancel. The tower was built about 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 was 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,[2] which includes:

Services are held at the church about three times a month.[3]