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    **** Excellent
    *** Good
    ** Quite interesting
    * Not very interesting but worthy of inclusion


    5 Open for long periods, or key readily available
    4 May be open for long periods, but best to check beforehand
    3 Uncertain opening times
    2 Closed for all or most of the time other than for services
    1 Closed at all times

Site: St Giles
Denomination: Church of England
Type: Church
Period: Norman, 14th Century

Features: Chancel area, Doorways, Font

Location: 6 miles E of Derby on the B5010.


This church offers remarkably rich examples of Norman style work in the S doorway, the chancel arch, and two windows, as well as some first half of the 14th century, Decorated, work. Of special note are the splendid c.1342-7 sedilia and piscine under matching crocketed canopies, and the also high quality font.

Address: Church Drive, Sandiacre, Derbyshire, NG10 5EE
Phone Number: 01159 397163

E-mail: olaf@talktalk.net

Rating: ***

Open: 4