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Description: Parish Church of the Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105234
OS Grid Reference: SY6338380521
OS Grid Coordinates: 363383, 80521
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6232, -2.5190
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SY 68 SW FLEET EAST FLEET
6/115 Parish Church of
26.1.56 The Holy Trinity
Parish Church. 1827-9, by Strickland, at the expense of George Gould, Vicar.
Ashlar stone walls, slate roofs. West Tower, Nave, Chancel, polygonal sanctuary.
West Tower, 3 stages divided by strings. Diagonal buttresses and crenellated
parapet, pinnacles with pagoda finials. West doorway with moulded jambs and
pointed arch. Label with square stops. 2-leaf studded door with blind tracery
heads. 2-light mullion window above with cinquefoil cusping, label with mitre-
stops. Bell-openings: single light with trefoil-cusped head and stone tracery.
Label over with depressed-arch head. Nave, of 3 bays, 2-light windows in a pointed-
arch head with panel tracery. Returned labels over. East window has a wide
pointed arch window, and a label with vine-stops. Bay divisions buttressed, and
diagonal buttressing at corners. Interior: roof of low pitch, with 32 panels
cinque-foil-cusped, with a trilobe leaf in the spandrels. Wide chancel-arch with
one respond order, with capitals and moulded abaci. Label with square stops.
Chancel has recesses in the east, north and south walls, with arched heads springing
from slender attached shafts , the plaster soffits contain cusped panelling. From
the forward shafts spring the ribs of the vaulted plaster roof,rib vaults and
soffited panels with quatrefoils. East window, stained glass, grey grisaille in
quatrefoils. Resurrection of Christ at centre. Large white marble wall-tablet,
on right-hand side of chancel. To John Gould Esq., of Upway and of Fleet House,
died 26 August 1818, aged 43, monument erected by his brother. Three figures, in
Neo-Classical style, carved in high relief and grouped round an urn, with shield-
of-arms in the foreground and inscription - tablet below. Font, C19, stone bowl
with intersecting arching and arcaded base.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.109 (2)).
Listing NGR: SY6338480520
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