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Church of the Holy Trinity, Cradley Heath

Description: Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219294

OS Grid Reference: SO9553286257
OS Grid Coordinates: 395532, 286257
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4742, -2.0672

Locality: Cradley Heath
County: Sandwell
Country: England
Postcode: B64 6DS

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Listing Text

SO 98 NE
Old Hill, Cradley Heath
8/83 Church of the Holy Trinity


Church. Circa 1875. Snecked rock-faced red sandstone with some yellow sand-
stone dressings and tile roof. Comprises a nave, north and south transepts,
north porch, north organ chamber, and south-east tower. The windows contain
Geometrical tracery of various descriptions. The tower has angle buttresses
to its outer corner, incorporating a stair tower and terminating with a large
stone finial. The other corners of the tower, which has a parapet, have
pinnacles. The paired bell openings are pointed with traceried heads. On
both north and south sides the nave has three bays to the east of a porch.
To the west there are two bays on both sides. On the south side there are
3-light windows with flat heads, and round windows above. On the north side
the lower part is covered by mid-C20 additions. The west wall has similar
additions, with two 2-light windows above flanking one of three lights. The
transepts have 5-light windows. The east window is of three lights. Interior:
nave divided by mid-C20 partition wall to west of porch entrances. Roof trusses
rise from corbels, with alternate ones of false hammer-beam type. Trusses have
upper and lower arch-braced collars linked by slim king-post. Roof boarded at
upper collar level. To the west, north and south of the crossing the trusses
are paired. At the crossing two trusses intersect. The chancel arch is moulded
and pointed and has paired corbelled shafts as responds.

Listing NGR: SO9553286257

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Source: English Heritage

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