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Church of Holy Trinity, Worthen with Shelve

Description: Church of Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 257465

OS Grid Reference: SJ3409201489
OS Grid Coordinates: 334092, 301489
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6072, -2.9747

Locality: Worthen with Shelve
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 0JB

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Listing Text

SJ 30 SW

5/134 Church of Holy
- Trinity

Parish church. 1843 by Edward Haycock. Uncoursed limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings; machine tile roof has coped verges and plain
corbel table. Nave with west bellcote, chancel, south porch and north
vestry; lancet style. Nave: buttressed in 5 bays, broad lancets with
hoodmoulds and continuous moulded cill band; gabled porch in second
bay from west on south and gabled bellcote with twin pointed bell
openings over 3-light west window; gabled vestry in second bay from
west on north. Short one-bay chancel; broad lancet with hoodmould
on south; east window similar to west window of nave but with hoodmoulds.
Interior: multi-strutted collar and tie beam roof like that at Church
of Holy Trinity, Middleton, Chirbury C.P. (q.v.); otherwise very plain,
main feature -of interest being west gallery supported on 2 cast-
iron columns; plain pointed chancel arch. Majority of fittings and
furnishings including stained glass in east window (1867) are late
C19. The church is set in a picturesque churchyard and is approached
by a small wooden bridge (not included in this list) over a stream
to south. B.O.E. p.152; D. H. S. Cranage, The Churches of Shropshire,
Part 7 (1905) p.549.

Listing NGR: SJ3409201489

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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