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Description: Parish Church of St Mary with Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 135917
OS Grid Reference: SU4262211657
OS Grid Coordinates: 442622, 111657
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9028, -1.3952
1. ST MARY'S STREET
Parish Church of St Mary
with Holy Trinity
(formerly listed as
Church of St Mary)
SU 4211 4/225 14.7.53
Massive church built 1878-84 to the designs of G E Street on the site of a
major collegiate church of the middle ages. But gutted in the Second World
War and rebuilt in 1954-6, retaining Street's steeple and some outside walls.
Built of ashlar C20 nave with buttresses, clerestry with plain modern lancets
and slate roof. Large tower in 3 stages circa 1880, having broached spire
with lucarnes erected in 1914 but to Street's design. The Baptistory of circa
1880 survives and has stained glass by Clayton and Bell. The reredos depicting
the Nativity by Earp also remains. Included for fine tower and steeple which
are also a local landmark.
Listing NGR: SU4255313582
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Source: English Heritage
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