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Description: Church of the Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 20 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183665
OS Grid Reference: SD3073233848
OS Grid Coordinates: 330732, 433848
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7963, -3.0531
SD 33 SW BLACKPOOL DEAN STREET
3/8 Church of the Holy Trinity
Church, 1878 and 1894-5, by R.K. Freeman: the east end with transepts
was built first, as extension to east end of original 1836 church. Yellow
stone with red stone dressings and slate roofs. Nave and chancel under
one roof, north-west tower and transepts. In a free style of Decorated
Gothic. Tower of 5 stages with light angle-buttresses and triplets of
2-light belfry louvres, battlemented parapet, and canted stair turret to
the 3rd stage with pyramidal roof of red tiles. Very high nave with
transepts of two gables. West front has angle-buttresses, a large
traceried window, and blind arcading in the gable. Nave of 3 bays has
pilaster buttresses and transomed 2-light windows, and transepts have
very high 4-light windows with curvilinear travery in the heads.
Interior: a single vessel as far as the chancel arch, with a very
high nave arcade (without capitals) passing across the transepts, and
separated from the outer walls by small strainer arches which define
aisle-passages, and short tunnel cross-vaults. Pointed wooden tunnel
roof with ornate hammerbeams in the form of angels. Good stained glass
windows to south transept by Shrigley and Hunt of Lancaster.
Listing NGR: SD3073233848
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Source: English Heritage
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