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Description: Church of Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 28 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 213908
OS Grid Reference: SJ3920889020
OS Grid Coordinates: 339208, 389020
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3945, -2.9156
SJ 3989 CHURCH ROAD
31/283 Church of
28.6.52 Holy Trinity
Church. Nave and west tower, 1794, J. Hope. Chancel, 1911,
Sir C. Reilly. Stone with slate roof. 5-bay nave. Band over
ground floor, top cornice and parapet with balustrading over
windows. Windows on 2 levels, those to ground floor level
are segmental-headed, those to upper level are round-headed.
Small-paned fixed glazing. West tower has large obelisk -
form buttresses in concrete (probably 1911). West entrance
now window, with round window above. Panels with swags and
diamond-face clock. Truncated spire. Low porch to north.
East end extension similar to rest of Church, has north and
south entrances with windows above with architrave, frieze
and cornice and lattice-pattern glazing. East end has bowed
bay with 3 round-headed windows, and low flanking bays.
Interior has west gallery on quatrefoil iron columns. Stucco
snags below upper windows (originally galleries to sides).
Flat ceiling with central rose. Tower has baptistry with
saucer dome and shallow font on round base. Chancel flanked
by internal porches with flat pilasters becoming antae above
porches. Entrances have pediments and panels supporting urns
with organ pipes behind. Apse has panelled pilasters and
lattice-pattern vault. Early C19 choir stalls, pulpit and
lectern. An unusual and powerful expression of Reilly's
Listing NGR: SJ3920889020
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Source: English Heritage
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