Description: Church of the Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 15 May 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 143166
OS Grid Reference: SU6767226966
OS Grid Coordinates: 467672, 126966
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0381, -1.0362
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SU 62 NE
8/7 Church of the Holy
Trinity (formerly listed
15.5.78 as 'Holy Trinity Church')
Former parish church, now a 'redundant' church. 1876-8, by Sir A Blomfield,
replacing an earlier building. Early English design; chancel with north (vestry)
and south chapels, nave of 4 bays with aisles, north porch, west tower. Walls of
rough flint rubble with Bath stone dressings; moulded eaves, hoodmoulds, cill
bands, plinth, stepped buttresses: lancets, coupled in the clerestory, triple in
the aisles, triple east window. Tile roof. The prominent tower has a stone
broach-spire with lucarnes and corner gargoyles, coupled belfry openings,
elaborately-stepped corner buttresses, octagonal stair turret, and west door within
a gabled frame. The porch has a steep gable, with a figure in a Vesica, and
buttresses. Interior, full Gothic details, with moulded and stiff leaf caps,
mosaic floor (with geometrical patterns in the chancel) reredos arcade, sedilia,
stone pulpit, square font on pillars. An unaltered building.
Listing NGR: SU6791628475
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Source: English Heritage
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