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Holy Trinity Church, Leven

Description: Holy Trinity Church

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164497

OS Grid Reference: TA1065745232
OS Grid Coordinates: 510657, 445232
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8915, -0.3177

Location: 53 Westlands Way, Leven, East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 5LH

Locality: Leven
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU17 5LH

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Listing Text

TA 14 NW LEVAN A 165
(West side)
Holy Trinity Church

07.02.1968 II*

Church. 1843-44 by R D Chantrell. Parish room added 1998-99 by Ferrey & Menim. Early English style. Gritstone ashlar and re-used limestone with slate roofs. Three-stage west tower with attached octagonal stair turret to south, 4-bay nave with south aisle, south porch; 2-bay chancel. West tower: plinth, buttresses with offsets, paired lancets to belfry under hoodmould with floral stops. Corbel table, low coped parapet. Flagstaff. Nave: plinth, buttresses with offsets. 2 lancets to east, each under a hoodmould with face stops to west, floral stops to east. South porch: pointed door of 2 orders, the inner on nook-shafts, under hoodmould with foliate stops. Coped gable with flory cross finial. Transepts: north and south windows of paired lancets with hoodmoulds with foliage and face stops. Chancel: plinth, buttresses with offsets. Lancets with hoodmoulds, with face stops to west, foliated stops to east. Pointed priest's door with continuous hollow chamfer. East window of 3 stepped lancets under trefoil light to gable. Raised coped gable, flory cross finial. INTERIOR: has re-used medieval nave arcade of 4 pointed double-chamfered arches on quatre-foil piers with filleted rolls. Re-used square C13 font on central cylindrical pier and 4 colonettes: the tub is decorated with paired trefoil-headed blank arches with foliage to spandrels on 3 sides, and with a composition of central trefoil headed blank arch to centre flanked by blank lancets, all with foliage to spandrels. Re-used medieval north transept arch and piscina. At east end of nave is a fragment of pre-Conquest cross-shaft with interlace on 3 sides: the fourth is damaged or unfinished. Early C19 hatchment also re-sited. R D Chantrell re-used much of the medieval fabric from St Faith's Church Hall Garth which was dismantled 1843-4.

Listing NGR: TA1065745232

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Source: English Heritage

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