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Church of the Holy Trinity, Bacup

Description: Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185624

OS Grid Reference: SD8524821714
OS Grid Coordinates: 385248, 421714
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6917, -2.2249

Location: A681, Rawtenstall, Lancashire OL13 0LD

Locality: Bacup
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL13 0LD

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Listing Text


7/47 Church of the Holy Trinity

Church, 1840-41, with chancel and transept 1873. Coursed dressed
sandstone, low-pitched slate roof. Nave, west tower with small
spire, chancel with south transept; in Norman style, except 1873 additions
which are Decorated. Three-stage tower with pilasters, and gablets to
the 2nd stage which carries an octagonal belfry finished with a small
spire; moulded round-headed west doorway, blind arcade above, and
round-headed west window containing 2 round-headed lights; clock faces
in west and south gablets, tall round-headed louvres in cardinal sides
of belfry. Wide 5-bay nave with pilaster strips and tall chamfered
lancets. Gabled transept to south of chancel has angle buttresses finished
as short pinnacles, 2-centred arched windows with tracery and hoodmoulds,
doorway in angle of re-entrant, chancel has large 5-light traceried
east window with a transom. Interior: simple vessel with panelled ceiling,
west gallery with interlaced arcade front panelling; large rounded
chancel arch with shafts and hoodmould; sides of chancel are 2-bay
arcades with colums and semi-octagonal responds which have foliated
capitals and 2 shaft rings each, roof has arch-braced hammerbeam truss;
cylindrical pulpit of white stone with polished shafts, sculptured
panels (Faith, Hope, Charity), in memory of Margaret Munn (d. 1873).

Listing NGR: SD8524821714

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Source: English Heritage

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