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Church of Holy Trinity, Hinton-in-the-Hedges

Description: Church of Holy Trinity

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 234025

OS Grid Reference: SP5580636941
OS Grid Coordinates: 455806, 236941
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0281, -1.1880

Location: 1 Norris Acre, Hinton-in-the-Hedges, Northamptonshire NN13 5NG

Locality: Hinton-in-the-Hedges
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN13 5NG

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Listing Text

(North side)
6/126 Church of Holy Trinity


Church. C12 and C14. Coursed limestone rubble, ironstone quoins; tiled roof.
Chancel, nave and north aisle, south porch, west tower. Chancel windows are
Victorian. South doorway in nave C14 with plank door and Cl9 porch. To right
a C14 three-light window, the tracery probably Cl9. C14 lancet to left. In the
north aisle, the doorway is C14 flanked by C14 windows of one and 2 lights, C14
east window (tracery renewed) and C14 lancet to west. Romanesque tower of 3
stages with bell openings of 2 arched lights and corbel table with heads.
Deeply splayed round headed lancet on ground stage of west wall. Fragments of
herringbone masonry in west walls nave to north and south of tower, possibly
Saxon. Interior: Late C12 north arcade of 2 bays has round pier with square
abacus and trumpet scalloped capital, and similar responds. Double chamfered
arches C14. Chancel arch C14, has corbels with grotesque heads. Stairs to
former rood loft in north aisle. Romanesque tower arch, unmoulded. Fittings:
Tub font, early C13 with frieze of intersecting arches and stiff leaf. Chancel
screen, Perpendicular, with one-light traceried openings and vine scroll
cornice. Pulpit, Jacobean, with blind arcading. Stained glass in chancel,
fragment of'Coronation of the Virgin' early C15. Monuments: Sir William Hinton
(?) wife. C14 stone effigies on chest tombs. Wall tablets to Salathiell Crewe
died 1686, with open pediment, attributed to William Stanton, and to Reynold
Braye died 1582, brass inscription in architecural frame with Corinthian
(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.259).

Listing NGR: SP5580636941

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Source: English Heritage

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