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St Giles' Church, Norwich
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St Giles' Church, Norwich
52°37′46.16″N 1°17′14.95″E / 52.6294889°N 1.2874861°E / 52.6294889; 1.2874861
Location Norwich, Norfolk
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Modern Catholic
Dedication St Giles
Heritage designation Grade I listed
Height 120 feet (37 m)
Parish Norwich St Giles
Deanery Norwich East
Archdeaconry Norwich
Diocese Anglican Diocese of Norwich

St Giles' Church, Norwich is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Norwich.


The church is medieval and is noted in the Domesday Book. It was restored between 1866 - 1867 by Richard Phipson. The tower is the tallest in Norwich at a height of 120 ft.


There are a number of wall monuments including those to:

  • Thomas Churchman 1742 by Sir Henry Cheere, 1st Baronet
  • Sir Samuel Churchman 1781 by Thomas Rawlins
  • Philip Stannard 1747 by Thomas Rawlins


The church contained an organ which dated from 1896 by Norman and Beard. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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