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Church of the Holy Trinity, Eccleshall

Description: Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 272146

OS Grid Reference: SJ8275829179
OS Grid Coordinates: 382758, 329179
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8598, -2.2575

Location: B5026, Eccleshall, Staffordshire ST21 6BY

Locality: Eccleshall
Local Authority: Stafford Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST21 6BY

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Listing Text

(north side)
Church of the
SJ 8229 19/1 24.1.67 Holy Trinity

One of the most important churches in Staffordshire. Stone with tiled roof.
Nave and aisles, chancel, chancel north chapel and west tower. Chancel, arcades
and tower largely C13. Aisles rebuilt C15. Restored C15 south porch with
quadripartite vault. The east end of the chancel by G E Street who restored
the church in 1866-9. Priest's door in chancel west wall. The church contains
the tombs of 4 Bishops of Lichfield,including in the chancel a fine memorial
to Bishop Overton, 1609,with recumbent effigy and those of his 2 wives kneeling.
Reredos by Champneys, 1898. Altar-piece and screen in north chapel, and organ
case in late Gothic style by Caroe, 1931. Grade I for architectural importance.

Listing NGR: SJ8275229180

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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