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Description: Church of Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 216384
OS Grid Reference: SJ5222095412
OS Grid Coordinates: 352220, 395412
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4533, -2.7210
SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS TRAVERSE STREET
4/93 Church of
- Holy Trinity
Church. 1857. W. and J. Hay; apse of 1883-4 by J. Gandy.
Rubble walling of industrial waste with sandstone dressings,
slate roof. Nave with south porch, transepts and apse. Nave
of 3 bays has windows of 2 lights between weathered
buttresses. West end has angle buttresses, 3-light window
with simple, intersecting tracery, probably altered and bell
cote. Gabled south porch has arch with no capitals. North
transept has 4-light segmental pointed window, that to south
has 3-light window as west end. Canted apse has 3 windows of
2 lights and north organ loft. Interior has deep west
gallery; roofs with arch-braced collar trusses with flying
arches at crossing. The church is one of 2 buildings in
St. Helens to be built entirely of industrial waste, probably
from local chemical works (q.v. Welsh Chapel, Sutton Road).
Listing NGR: SJ5222095412
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Source: English Heritage
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