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Description: Holy Trinity Church
Date Listed: 26 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 136732
OS Grid Reference: SU8528859382
OS Grid Coordinates: 485288, 159382
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3272, -0.7773
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SU 85 NE HAWLEY HAWLEY GREEN
7/2 Holy Trinity Church
1857 (architect J. B. Clacy), 1863 (C. Buckeridge), and 1882 (the Tower). C13
Gothic style, in red brickwork with Bath stone dressings externally; inside of
yellow brickwork with flush red brick banding. Nave and aisles of 4 bays, with
apse ends to chancel and north chapel and square end to south chapel; western
Tower. The main elevation (west) has a central entrance through the tower which
has 3 stages (triple lancets above a traceried window above the doorway), coupled
corner buttresses and a broach spire (of shingles); on either side the steep
gables of the almost full-height aisles have large windows with Geometrical
tracery, and buttresses within, the arcade is supported on circular columns with
attached Purbeck shafts on the north side, and on plain 4-lobed columns on the
south side. The aisles extend a half bay on each side of the tower, the northern
recess accommodating the font. The chancel is richly ornamented, with coloured
bands, carved capitals, moulded ribs to quadripartite vaulting, stone reredos in
front of blind arcading, trefoils above coupled lights to the 5 apse windows,
mosaic wall panels, piscina, sedilia, and patterned tile flooring on several
stepped levels. The nave has an exposed timber roof, with arch-braced collars,
and 2 dormers on each side.
Listing NGR: SP7746362302
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Source: English Heritage
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