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St Giles's Church

Other OS name in the Parish of Stretton Magna

Historical Forms

  • The Church 1708 Terrier
  • Church (St Giles) 1877 White 1925 Kelly
  • capellam Stretton 1220 MHW
  • capellam Sancti Egidii Magna Stretton 1344,1403 Pat
  • atte Kirke 1335 Pat
  • at the kyrke 1467×84 LTD


, The Church 1708Terrier , Church (St Giles )1877 White, 1925Kelly; earlier is recorded capellam Stretton 1220 MHW, capellam Sancti Egidii Magna Stretton 1344, 1403Pat (with MLat  capella 'a chapel';Egidius is the MLat  form of Giles ). Note also atte Kirke 1335Pat (p), at the kyrke 1467 × 84LTD (p) , v. atte , kirkja .