Elkesley St Giles

Features and Fittings



Altar and reredos Piscina

A stone altar set on moulded, circular columns with a small openwork wooden reredos behind, set on the east wall. Below the reredos and to either side of the altar, also on the east wall, is a plain wooden dado.


In the south wall of the chancel is an arched and cusped piscina.




Situated at the west end of the north aisle, a round basin atop a square plinth, moulded at the apex. The basin appears earlier than the plinth and may be of the 18th century, the plinth appears 19th century.

It has a conical wooden cover, probably 19th or 20th century.


The tower arch
and gallery

At the west end of the nave, to the west of the tower arch, is a 19th century gallery with blind arched and cusped panels.

A stairway gives access from the west of the tower.


Old pew

Pine, moulded ends, all 19th century, except for the front central bench which is earlier.

Stations of the Cross

A Station of
the Cross

The south wall of the nave contains a series of wooden Stations of the Cross set in a line below the windows; probably 20th century.


Pulpit and
statue niches

Located at the north-west junction of the chancel with the nave, a simple open box with moulded gothic openings set on a stone plinth, 19th century.

Statue niches

In the north nave wall at the junction of nave and chancel and set diagonally is a single niche with cusped arch, decorative hood mould, label stops and large decorative finial. Above it is a further single arched and cusped niche with a crocketed hood mould, finial and label stops.