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Church of the Holy Trinity, Nuneaton

Description: Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 308571

OS Grid Reference: SP3700090861
OS Grid Coordinates: 437000, 290861
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5144, -1.4562

Location: Avenue Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 4JW

Locality: Nuneaton
Local Authority: Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV11 4JW

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Listing Text

SP39SE (East side)
2/33 Church of the Holy Trinity

Church. 1842. Designed by T.L. Walker. English bond brick. Slate roof has
stone-coped gable parapets. Nave, apse, south west tower. Gothic Revival lancet
style. 7 bays. Semi-circular apse has 2 pilaster strips and 3 lancets with brick
hood moulds and stone head stops. Corbel table between pilaster strips and
buttresses throughout. Nave has small east door in south corner. Thin
closely-set buttresses. 6 windows to north and south have sill course. South
west plank door. West front has stepped triple lancets; hood mould continues as
string course. Small lancet below and to left. West window and tower west door
have stone shafts and roll mouldings. Tower of 2 stages has angle buttresses of
3 offsets. Small lancet above door. Small blind north window; large south
window. String course. Second stage has pilaster strip and angle piers. Narrow
bell openings have louvres. All openings have stone head stops. Upper part of
parapet and stone octagonal spire are C20. Interior is plastered. Apse windows
have continuous hood mould. Stepped triple arches to nave have slender shafts.
Nave has queen post roof with struts and wall posts on head corbels, ceiled
above collar beam. Deep west gallery on 2 shafts. Fittings: C19 encaustic tile
flooring. Octagonal font of 1901 has clustered shafts. The church was 'given by
the principal landowners and inhabitants of the densely populated parish of
Nuneaton' and cost 2,629 pounds. The site was provided by the Earl of
(VCH: Warwickshire, Vol IV, p165; Buildings of England, Warwickshire, p78-79;
Kelly's Directory of Warwickshire, 1894, p25)

Listing NGR: SP3700090861

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Source: English Heritage

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