Our beautifully located little Grade 1-listed Norman church, set in an immaculately kept churchyard, attracts many visitors, and is often described in the visitors’ book as “a gem”, “sweet” and “tranquil”. St Giles is widely recognised as one of the most attractive small churches in Herefordshire. The church has a remarkable tympanum arch at the entrance in near perfect condition, and unusual floral paintings covering three walls of the nave.
It seats a maximum of 40 people, is in a reasonable state, but requires ongoing repairs and maintenance. It has no permanent heating and no toilet. It was partly rebuilt in the 13th Century, and further (belated!) restoration and preservation work was completed in 2013.
The church is open to the public every day of the year.
Wheelchair access: No
Disabled Toilets: No
Assistance dogs: Yes
Sunday 15th March at 8am
Sunday 19th April at 8am
Sunday 3rd May at 6:30pm (evensong)
Sunday 7th June at 6:30pm (evensong)
Sunday 5th July at 6:30pm (evensong)
Sunday 2nd August at 9:45am (gathered service)
Tuesday 1st September at 6:30pm (shared patronal day with Downton)
Sunday 20th September at 8am
Sunday 18th October at 6:30pm (harvest festival)
Sunday 15th November at 8am
Sunday 20th December at 6:30pm (carol service)
There will be no services in January or February 2021
As with all historic buildings, our church requires constant attention to retain its viability as a place of worship and an attraction of historic interest. If you’d like to make a financial contribution to help with the cost of running repairs and general upkeep, you can do so by donating here. Thank you.
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