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St Giles’ Church, Sheldon
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St Giles’ Church, Sheldon
52°27′34.42″N 1°46′40.8″W / 52.4595611°N 1.778000°W / 52.4595611; -1.778000Coordinates: 52°27′34.42″N 1°46′40.8″W / 52.4595611°N 1.778000°W / 52.4595611; -1.778000
Location Sheldon
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Dedication St Giles
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II* listed
Administration
Parish Sheldon
Deanery Coleshill
Archdeaconry Aston
Diocese Anglican Diocese of Birmingham

St Giles’ Church, Sheldon is a Grade II* listed parish church in the Church of England in Birmingham.

History

The church dates from 1291, but the current building is mostly 14th century. It was restored in 1867 by Slater and Carpenter.

From 1690 the rector was Thomas Bray who later helped to establish the Church of England in Maryland.

Organ

The two manual 14-stop pipe organ was installed by Thomas Hewins. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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