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Description: Church of the Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 15 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331859
OS Grid Reference: SE4523761139
OS Grid Coordinates: 445237, 461139
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0442, -1.3106
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LITTLE OUSEBURN CHURCH LANE
9/42 Church of The Holy
Church. Cll tower with C15 battlements and pinnacles; Cll chancel with
C14 east window; C14 south aisle, arcades and chancel arch; north side
rebuilt in C19 to provide organ chamber and vestry; C19 porch. Rubble
stone, rebuilt parts in dressed sandstone; stone and timber-framed porch.
Stone flag roof. West tower; 2-bay aisled nave, south porch and north
organ chamber; chancel and north vestry.
3-stage tower with embattled parapet and pinnacles. Inserted round-headed
lights to south and west. Bell openings are paired round-headed louvred
lights with centre shafts, above belfry string course. Saddleback roof
with water spouts to north and south. Cockerel weathervane. Offset
buttresses on moulded bases to aisle west ends. Gabled south porch in
front of pointed hollow-chamfered doorway with replacement door on bifur-
cated hinges. East of porch are two square-headed windows of two cusped
ogee-arched lights. Offset buttresses on moulded bases between windows
and to east. Aisle east end window of three cusped ogee-headed lights
beneath re-used grave slab lintel with incised wheelcross. North side has
two 3-light, square-headed windows to west of cross-gabled organ chamber.
Chancel south side has round-arched priest's door between paired lancet
windows, all in chamfered openings. West of door is defaced memorial
tablet to Edmund Robinson. North side has lean-to vestry incorporating
reset square-headed window of three ogee-arched lights. To east are two
lancets in chamfered openings. Pointed east window of 5 lights with
cusped intersecting tracery and dagger tracery in the head; pointed
hoodmould. Tower, south aisle, chancel and east end on plinth. In the
west angle of south aisle intermediate buttress are fragments of early
sculpture, one a defaced carving of the Virgin and Child, the other part
of a cross shaft with carved borders. Coped gables, and wheel gable cross
at nave east end.
Interior. Round tower arch on imposts, coved on lower side. North and
south arcades of double-chamfered, pointed arches on octagonal piers and
responds with moulded capitals. Double-chamfered pointed chancel arch on
half-octagonal responds with plain imposts, coved on lower sides. Chancel
windows deeply splayed. Aumbry recess in chancel south wall beside reset
damaged piscina. In south aisle wall, another piscina recess beneath
cusped ogee arch. One C16 poppyhead pew end, with carved parrot, re-used
on north-west end of choir stalls. Other poppyhead stall ends probably
Listing NGR: SE4523661139
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Source: English Heritage
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