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Description: Church of the Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 109451
OS Grid Reference: NZ4001237147
OS Grid Coordinates: 440012, 537147
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7277, -1.3802
NZ 43 NW WINGATE FRONT STREET
5/38 Church of the
20/2/67 Holy Trinity
Parish church. 1840-1 by George Jackson of Durham. Hammer-dressed limestone
with mainly rendered sandstone surrounds; Welsh slate roofs. Aisleless nave
with west porch and south-west choir vestry; chancel with vicar's vestry to
north. Early English style. 4-bay nave with continuous chamfered plinth,
sill band and clasping buttresses to east and west. North and south walls
have buttressed recessed bays with single lancets and corbel tables. West end:
gabled porch with restored pointed outer arch, bold dogtooth and single
colonettes; flanking lancets in recessed wall panels and gabled bellcote above.
Steeply-pitched roof with coped gables. Choir vestry has 3 renewed fixed lights.
Lower and narrower 3-bay chancel has chamfered plinth and sill band, stepped at
east end; 3 lancets in south wall; clasping-buttressed east end has 3 renewed
stepped trefoil-headed lancets under slightly-ogival hoodmould. Steeply-pitched
roof with coped gable. Vicar's vestry has pointed-arched doorway to east and
single lancet to north.
Unplastered interior. Nave roof has 7 combined king-post and scissor-braced
trusses on eaves corbels with bowtell moulding. Worn double-chamfered pointed
chancel arch on similar mid-wall corbels. Fittings: nave has 3 ranks of mid
C19 pews; painted Caen-stone font with octagonal bowl on 5 colonnettes said
to be after a design of Chantrey. Chancel has early C20 panelling and stalls.
First World War memorial east window by William Glasby of London depicts
Crucifixion and Saints Cuthbert and George.
Listing NGR: NZ4001237147
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Source: English Heritage
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