St Giles' Church, Oxford aerial photograph
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aerial photograph of St Giles' Church, Oxford England UK. St Giles' Church was built in 1120, although it was first recorded in 1086 when an entry in the Doosday book marked it as a plot of land intended for the building of a church. It was constructed outside of the city walls and at the time in open countryside. The tower was added in the 13th century. The church was damaged during the English Civil war but despite battle raging around it, church services continued even during the siege of Oxford.To the left of the church is the church hall on Woodstock Rd, itself an interesting old building. In front of it is a Turnpike Milestone indicating it is 55th stone from London.