Church of St Giles, Gaydon

A 13th century stone coffin located in St Giles' Churchyard, Gaydon | Warwickshire County Council
A 13th century stone coffin located in St Giles' Churchyard, Gaydon
Warwickshire County Council
Description of this historic site

The parish church of St Giles, built in the Imperial period on the site of a Medieval chapel. The church is situated immediately east of the Post Office, Gaydon.

Notes about this historic site

1 The parish church was erected in 1852. It is a small building of ashlar in the 14th century style, consisting of a chancel, nave and a N aisle with a tower at its W end. It contains no ancient features except a bell. The chapel at Gaydon is recorded in 1284.
2 Gaydon church was erected on the site of an ancient chapel. In the churchyard is an old stone coffin of the 13th century, discovered when the old chapel was demolished.
3 An illustration inside the church shows the old church, comprising a nave with bellcote and chancel. The windows were of the 15th century and 16th century. The coffin is in the churchyard to the S side of the church.
4 Listed Building Description.

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