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Description: Church of the Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 257079
OS Grid Reference: SO3356391065
OS Grid Coordinates: 333563, 291065
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5134, -2.9804
There is also a scheduled monument, Motte and Bailey Castle 100m West of Holy Trinity Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
SO 39 SW LYDHAM C.P. LYDHAM
2/164 Church of The Holy Trinity
Parish church. C13, restored in 1642, 1885, and 1891-2. Coursed and random
rubble with slate roofs. Nave, lower chancel, and south porch. Parapeted
gable end to east and gabled bellcote to west with twin arched openings.
Nave: south side: chamfered arched doorway to left with hoodmould and
6-panelled door; gabled porch with arched entrance and side benches within;
central cusped 2-light window with hoodmould and carved stops; cusped lancet
to right. North side: 2-light circa 1885 window in a C14 style with hoodmould
and uncarved stops. West end: cusped 2-light circa 1885 window with hoodmould
and uncarved stops; wall above thickened to support bellcote and forming
hood over window. Chancel: south side: 2 buttresses; one-light square
headed cusped window to left, and one-light square headed window to right
with cusped ogee tracery; 2 buttresses to north and later lean-to shed;
east end: 3-light C19 window with reticulated quatrefoil tracery and hoodmould
with uncarved stops. Interior: restored C15 three-bay nave roof with struts
from arch-braced collars, double purlins, and windbraces; probably C15 arch-
braced single framed chancel roof. Fittings include: cut down C17 box pews;
plain C17 octagonal wooden pulpit with gadrooned frieze; octagonal stone font
with chamfered stem on step; C17 panelling on east wall of chancel with some
arched panels, gadrooning, and guilloche ornament; hatchment on south wall of
chancel. Cranage, Part 5, Pp. 416-7; N.Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, P.192;
Kelly's Directory 1913, P.145.
Listing NGR: SO3356391065
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