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Church of the Holy Trinity, Littleborough

Description: Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 213376

OS Grid Reference: SD9388816416
OS Grid Coordinates: 393888, 416416
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6442, -2.0939

Location: Todmorden Road, Rochdale OL15 9DA

Locality: Littleborough
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: OL15 9DA

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Listing Text

(east side)

1/41 Church of the
2/1/67 Holy Trinity

Church. Rebuilt 1818-1820 by Thomas Taylor of Leeds with
chancel 1889 by Crowther. Dressed stone and ashlar with
slate roof. 3-sided gallery plan with central west tower and
comparatively large chancel. 5-bay nave has weathered plinth
and castellated parapet. Each bay has a weathered gableted
buttress incorporating a gargoyle and a 3-light window with
interlaced tracery. The tower is flanked by stair bays; it
has 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, a door at ground
level, moulded bands, arched openings on the second and
third stages, a coped parapet incorporating gabled clock
faces, corner pinnacles and a steeple with lucarnes. The 3-
bay chancel is in an accomplished Perpendicular style having
3-light windows, a priest's door, buttresses with crocketed
pinnacles and a 7-light east window. The roof is steeper and
has a higher ridge-line than that of the nave. Interior:
gallery on cast-iron columns, arch-braced roof trusses and
a heavily moulded chancel arch. The chancel is lined with
red sandstone and has double-hammer-beam roof trusses with
angelic minstrels as well as a piscina and sedilia. Timber
fittings and stained glass.

Listing NGR: SD9388816416

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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