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Description: Church of the Holy Trinity,gateway and Ralings
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132955
OS Grid Reference: SO8505001140
OS Grid Coordinates: 385050, 201140
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7088, -2.2177
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SO 8401-8501 MINCHINHAMPTON AMBERELY
15/162 Church of the Holy Trinity,
gateway and railings
Parish church with gateway and railings. 1836 by Robert Stokes for
David Ricardo, MP. Ashlar limestone; concrete tile roof. Nave
with aisles and very short chancel; gallery at north end. School
in undercroft. Rather plain Early English style, parapet gabled
west end having large kneelers to central part; pointed triplet
window above moulded pointed doorway approached by wide flight of
stone steps. Single lancet window to each aisle. Buttressed 7-bay
sides, diagonal buttresses at corners. Plain lancet to each bay
with square headed window to undercroft.
Interior: high 7-bay aisle arcades orginally had slender iron
columns, now encased in Norman style C20 piers. Flat panelled nave
ceiling; transverse Tudor arches to aisles. Moulded pointed
chancel arch with triple attached jamb shafts. Panelled lobby with
gallery over at north end, gallery front having some openwork
carved tracery. South (liturgical east) chancel window has good
stained glass, probably by Henry Payne. Coloured glass margins to
aisle windows All fittings appear contemporary although some re-
ordering has taken place. Plain iron railings run along roadside
to west, gateway having panelled stone octagonal piers with moulded
caps; contemporary iron gates. Church built when ecclesiastical
parish of Minchinhampton sub-divided.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Minchinhampton' in V.C.H. Glos xi, 1976. pp 184-
207; and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SO8505001140
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Source: English Heritage
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