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Church of the Holy Trinity, Taunton

Description: Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269925

OS Grid Reference: ST2356224451
OS Grid Coordinates: 323562, 124451
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0143, -3.0910

Location: Church Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3JG

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 3JG

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Listing Text

(East side)
Church of the Holy Trinity

Anglican church. 1842 by Richard Carver of Taunton; refitted 1882. Perpendicular style with Decorated style east window. Pale ashlar. Nave with projecting chancel. Battlements with pinnacles to corners. Pointed 2 light windows with large transom to take the galleries inside. Windows divided by buttresses. Big west tower with set back buttresses and openwork parapet, the pinnacles missing. INTERIOR: Single-span tie-beam roof with elaborate tracery above the tie-beam. Gallery on three sides with Gothic panelled front, on cast-iron clustered columns. Box-pews in gallery, but rest of seating replaced in 1882. Tall pointed chancel arch. Fine organ on west end of gallery, 1845 by William Hill. Clock in tower by Thomas Savery of Taunton Stained glass in east window. SOURCES: [1] Buildings of England, p.313. [2] Colvin, H., Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, p. 128 & 233.

Listing NGR: ST2356224451

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Source: English Heritage

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