CHURCH OF ST GILES - Durham - List Entry

  • Description

    "Parish church. Part of the hospital of St Giles founded 1112 AD; north nave wall c.1114; chancel late C12; tower early C13 and early C15; c.1873 south aisle and vestry, north porch. Sandstone, most coursed and squared, with ashlar dressings; porch snecked sandstone; plinth..... Font in tower has large lead-lined bowl on round pedestal with cushion capital. In chancel wood effigy of John Heath of Kepier, died 1591, in armour; head rests on cock-crested helmet, feet on scroll containing two skulls with motto 'Hodie mihi cras tibi'; Heath arms on shield hanging from renewed wooden chest. Porch contains fragment of tegulated coped medieval grave-cover...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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