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Church of the Holy Trinity, Binegar

Description: Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 June 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 268021

OS Grid Reference: ST6153749454
OS Grid Coordinates: 361537, 149454
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2430, -2.5524

Location: Station Road, Binegar, Somerset BA3 4UG

Locality: Binegar
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 4UG

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Listing Text

12/1 Church of the Holy Trinity


Anglican Parish Church. Norman establishment, rebuilt C15, rebuilt, except tower, 1858 for Rev William Heade. Coursed
and squared rubble, freestone dressings, asbestos slate roofs, coped verges with finials. Wave, chancel, north
transept, north organ chamber, north vestry, south porch, west tower. Perpendicular tower, remainder in Middle Pointed
style. Three stage tower with diagonal buttresses rising to crenellated pinnacles, embattled parapet with an arcade of
blind foiled niches, to west carved Trinity, polygonal stair turret to north with crenellated capping, 2-light
bell-chamber windows with louvres, 2-light west window with renewed tracery, label, west door. Three bay nave, single
and 2-light windows. Gabled porch. Two bay chancel, one, 2 and 3-light windows, to east with geometrical tracery.
Interior plastered on flagstone floors, encaustic tile pavement to chancel. Triple-chamfered tower arch; moulded
chancel arch on carved springers. C15 octagonal font; small Jacobean altar table; medieval stoup built into vestry
wall. Remainder of fittings late Cl9 including choir stalls, altar rails, lectern, organ, pulpit and oil lamps. Pews of
1903. Stained glass to east window of 1913, remainder of windows with plain leaded lights. Cartouche of 1736; 5 main
C19 wall monuments. Three early bells. (Pevsner, Buildings of England, North Somerset and Bristol, 1958; Church

Listing NGR: ST6153749454

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Source: English Heritage

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