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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2951 / 52°17'42"N

Longitude: -1.5365 / 1°32'11"W

OS Eastings: 431709

OS Northings: 266426

OS Grid: SP317664

Mapcode National: GBR 6NJ.2CG

Mapcode Global: VHBXJ.BK2Z

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 30 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 481518

Location: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV32

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Parish: Royal Leamington Spa

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Leamington Spa Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

Listing Text


ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA

SP3166SE BEAUCHAMP AVENUE
1208-1/2/38 (North side)
25/03/70 Church of the Holy Trinity
(Formerly Listed as:
BEAUCHAMP SQUARE
Church of the Holy Trinity)

GV II

Church. 1847 (begun 1825) by Mitchell of Leamington Spa for
Revd Craig of Leamington Parish Church of All Saints (qv)
(cost ยป13,000); with substantial additions and alterations of
1865; enlargement of transepts and addition of vestry in 1881
by John Cundall; porch and east chancel wall of 1900; further
alterations of 1913-14; south transept stained glass c1891 by
Collier. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof and cast-iron
gates.
STYLE: Gothic Revival, Decorated.
PLAN: 4-bay aisled nave with short west bay to nave and south
aisle incorporating porch, 2-bay transepts with organ loft to
south and vestry to north, single-bay chancel.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth. Chamfered continuous sill band.
Off-set buttresses between windows with pinnacles.
Battlements. Entrance to south porch a pointed door in
double-chamfered ovolo-moulded surround and hollow-moulded
hood with quatrefoils to spandrels; embattled blind arcade
above. To east end of porch a stair turret. 7-light west
window with curvilinear tracery to head. Similar mainly
4-light windows to aisles, the westernmost to south aisle has
2 lights. North and south transepts have 5-light windows,
below that to south a 9-light arcade window; further 2-light
window to north. To chancel a 7-light east window with rose to
head.
INTERIOR: irregular nave arcade has to south 3 bays and 2
narrower west bays, to north are 4 bays with further
double-chamfered arch to west; otherwise arcade has column
clusters with foliate capitals and double-chamfered arches.
Single tall arches to crossing, crossing has rib-vault.
Transept arcades on pairs of polished grey granite pillars
with foliate caps and traceried decoration to spandrels.
Cylindrical stone pulpit with grey and pink granite
colonnettes. Carved marble font. Cast-iron gates to south-east
have Art Nouveau decoration.
HISTORICAL NOTE: this was a propriety church until 1899 when
created a parish church. The square, formerly known as
Beauchamp Square (and originally Newbold Square), was laid out

c1828-31 to plans by PF Robinson, architect, of Mayfair.
(Dept of the Environment List of Buildings: Royal Leamington
Spa: 1970-; Manning JC (Facsimile by Warwickshire County
Library, 1988): Glimpses of our Local Past .. Royal Leamington
Spa: Royal Leamington Spa: 1895-: 140).

Listing NGR: SP3170966426

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