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Description: Church of Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305013
OS Grid Reference: SP0826056490
OS Grid Coordinates: 408260, 256490
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2066, -1.8805
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In the entry for ARROW Church of St James
The address shall be amended to read: Church of Holy Trinity
2/1 Church of St. James
01/02/67 (Formerly listed as
Church of the Holy Trinity)
Parish Church. Late C13 nave, mid C14 chancel. Tower has datestone 'Built
at the expence of the Rt Hon the Earl of Hertford 1767'. Restored and north
aisle and chapel added 1865. Aisle built for Admiral Heynell. Nave and
chancel of coursed limestone rubble, aisle and chapel of regular coursed lias.
Ashlar dressings. Tower roughcast. Nave, chancel, west tower, north aisle and
chapel. All walls have battered plinth and buttresses. Chancel has Decorated
windows: 3-lights to the east, 2-light in the north and two 2-light in the
south wall with priest's door between, now blocked inside. Diagonal
buttresses. Nave has a re-set C12 south doorway with single shafts and block
capitals, and round arch with chamfer and roll moulding. 3-light windows, the
central Decorated, two with intersected tracery. Tower in 3 stages with
angle buttresses to 1st stage, and string courses. Battlemented parapet with
Gothick panelled pinnacles. 4-centre arched double leaf west door with hood
mould. Single north and south lights. 2nd stage has quatrefoil windows with
hood moulds. Datestone on south. Bell openings with cusped Y-tracery. North
aisle has double leaf Gothic west door with 3-light window above. Aisle and
chapel walls treated as one. Windows with varied tracery. Interior: all roofs
of 1865. Chancel, 4 steps above nave, has C14 piscina now at floor level.
Encaustic tile floor. Simple continuously chamfered chancel arch. Nave has
a very small piscina in south wall. 3-bay arcade with round and octagonal
piers and double-chamfered arches. Simple tower arch. North aisle has 2
re-set tomb recesses in north wall, with 3-centred arches and a small recess
between. Rich 2-bay arcade between north chapel and chancel. Fittings: Altar
rails and tower panel late C18/early C19. Pulpit mid C17. Reredos 1870.
Stained glass: Old armorial glass in tower south window; some C19 glass. The
restoration of 1865 cost 2,000. The north aisle is on the site of an earlier
(V.C.H. : Warwickshire III, p.30; Buildings of England : Warwickshire, p.73).
Listing NGR: SP0826056490
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Source: English Heritage
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