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Former Church of Holy Trinity, Colchester

Description: Former Church of Holy Trinity

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 117215

OS Grid Reference: TL9962625118
OS Grid Coordinates: 599626, 225118
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8889, 0.8995

Location: Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JN

Locality: Colchester
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO1 1JN

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Listing Text

995 (East Side)
Former Church of
TL 9925 SE 5/238 the Holy Trinity

Particularly interesting for its fine pre-Conquest west tower, probably
built mid C11, largely in Roman brick, 3 stages, pyramidal tiled roof; the
west doorway has a triangular head and the windows are round-headed.
This tower was built on to an earlier Church of circa 1000, of which only
the west wall remains. The rest of the building is largely C14 and C15,
much restored in 1886. There is an interesting monument - a mural
alabaster monument to William Gilberd 1544-1603 famous for his researches
into electricity.

Listing NGR: TL9962625118

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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