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Church of the Holy Trinity, Hoghton

Description: Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184399

OS Grid Reference: SD6149525906
OS Grid Coordinates: 361495, 425906
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7281, -2.5851

Location: A675, Hoghton, Lancashire PR5 0SG

Locality: Hoghton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 0SG

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Listing Text

SD 62 NW
2/145 Church of the Holy Trinity

Church. 1881 rebuild of chapel founded 1823. Ashlar, 2-span slate roof.
Nave with south aisle, west tower, chancel, mostly in Early English style.
Moulded plinth, chamfered sill band; 5-bay nave with pilasters, the
sill-band carried round them, and a large chamfered lancet in each bay
except at the east end which has coupled lancets, hoodmoulds with returned
ends run out to the pilasters; south aisle, under parallel roof, matches
the nave but is 6 bays (overlapping one bay of the chancel) and has a
shouldered priest door in the 5th bay, coupled lancets in the east gable
and stepped triple lancets in the west gable; 2-bay chancel has traceried
2-light windows with hoodmoulds, and large 5-light east window; all gables
have a small quatrefoil near the apex, and a carved stone cross. Tower at
west end of nave, 3 stages, with angle-buttresses to the first two stages,
and south-east stair turret, has arched north doorway with moulded
surround, arched 3-light west window with Perpendicular tracery in the
head, an arched 2-light window and a circular clock face on the north and
south sides, 3-light louvred belfry openings on all sides, with
Perpendicular tracery in the heads, a dripband and embattled parapet.
Interior: 4-bay aisle arcade of 2-centred arches chamfered in 2 orders,
carried by quatrefoil columns with moulded caps; tower arch and organ house
arch similar; deeply-moulded chancel arch; arch-braced wagon roof; in
chancel 2 wall monuments to de Hoghton family (Charles, d.1895 and Vere,
killed in action in France 1915, this in alabaster aedicule in Renaissance

Listing NGR: SD6149525906

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Source: English Heritage

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