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 April at 8am
Sunday 20th May at 8am
Sunday 3rd June at 9:45am (common worship service with the Bishop of Hereford)
Sunday 1st July at 6:30pm (evensong)
Sunday 19th August at 8am
Saturday 1st September at 6pm (shared patronal day with Downton)
Sunday 16th September (tbc – Mike not available)
Sunday 21st October at 6:30pm (harvest festival)
Sunday 18th November at 8am
Sunday 23rd December at 6:30pm (carol service)
Jan and Feb 2019 services to be confirmed
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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