Description: Church of Holy Trinity
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
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10/9 Church of Holy Trinity
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
Source: English Heritage
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