Description: Church of the Holy Trinity
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
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SE 3556 KNARESBOROUGH BRIGGATE
(east side, off)
9/68 Church of the Holy
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
Source: English Heritage
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