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Church of the Holy Trinity, Knaresborough

Description: Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 330731

OS Grid Reference: SE3509556750
OS Grid Coordinates: 435095, 456750
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0056, -1.4660

Location: 6 Hope Street, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8BQ

Locality: Knaresborough
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG5 8BQ

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Listing Text

(east side, off)

9/68 Church of the Holy
- II

Church of the Holy Trinity. 1866. Gritstone, Westmorland slate roof. C14
Gothic style. North-west tower, 6-bay aisled nave with clerestory and north
porch, 3-bay chancel with north vestry. Tower: 3 stages; off-set angle
buttresses; 2 and 3-light windows; tall broach spire with lucarnes. Nave:
porch has double board door with strap hinges; 2-light trefoil-headed
windows with quatrefoils under hoodmoulds to aisles; 3-light clerestory
windows with shafts and lunettes under triple-headed hoodmoulds. Chancel:
windows as aisles. Interior: cylindrical arcade piers with foliate capitals
support double-chamfered pointed arches with head stops to hoodmoulds.
Chancel: roll-moulding at window sill level. Elaborate carved and gilded
stone reredos with heads of Apostles and symbols of the Passion. East
window flanked by mural paintings of saints and bishops. Piscina and
sedilia at east end of north and south walls.

Listing NGR: SE3509556750

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

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