Description: Church of the Holy Trinity
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
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ECCLESHALL CHURCH STREET
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
Source: English Heritage
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