British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Church of Holy Trinity, Coverham with Agglethorpe

Description: Church of Holy Trinity

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 321758

OS Grid Reference: SE1039786369
OS Grid Coordinates: 410397, 486369
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2729, -1.8418

Location: Coverham Lane, Coverham, North Yorkshire DL8 4RN

Locality: Coverham with Agglethorpe
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4RN

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text


10/9 Church of Holy Trinity

- II*

Church. C13, C14, C15, late C16 - early C17. Rubble, stone slate roof.
3-storey west tower, nave with south aisle and south porch, chancel with
north vestry. Quoins. Tower: C15. Offset diagonal buttresses to west;
west window of 3 trefoil-headed lights with hollow-chamfered moulding; light
vent to south side ringing floor; 2-light chamfered-mullion belfry openings
on all 4 sides; embattled parapet with crocketted finials. Nave: 4 C19
north windows. South aisle: offset diagonal buttresses; late C16 - early
C17 west window of 3 lights with roundheads without tracery but with trefoil
carving in spandrels, all under a segmental arch with label; 3 early C14
south windows of 2 trefoil-headed lights; Perpendicular east window of
3 lights with cinquefoil heads. South porch: offset diagonal buttresses to
south, pointed-arched doorway with hollow-chamfered moulding, gable cross;
stone benches inside; quoined south doorway to nave with pointed arch, no
capitals, ovolo moulding to chamfer, small foliate cross on right jamb.
Chancel: to south, 2 late C13 lancets and one C15 window of 2 trefoil-
headed lights under flat lintel; C19 3-light east window with Curvilinear
tracery; to north 2 C19 3-light cinquefoiled Curvilinear windows to chancel
and vestry. Ashlar coping and gable crosses to nave and chancel. Interior:
south arcade of 4 double-chamfered arches dying into octagonal piers without
capitals or bases. Low tower arch with almost straight sides. C19 chancel
arch with deep hollow mouldings, no capitals, responds on low Perpendicular-
type bases, C19 chancel east and north windows shafted internally. In
chancel, C14 piscina with ogee-head and flat crockets and letters "TP".
Victorian encaustic tiles dated 1878. South aisle: small plain piscina at
low level, Victorian encaustic tiles. Lintel to south doorway a reused
Anglo-Saxon cross shaft. In south aisle windows, small shields of painted
glass in tracery, perhaps medieval. VCH i, p.223.

Listing NGR: SE1039786369

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.