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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2688 / 55°16'7"N

Longitude: -2.2509 / 2°15'3"W

OS Eastings: 384156

OS Northings: 597210

OS Grid: NY841972

Mapcode National: GBR D7QJ.H3

Mapcode Global: WHB0R.DTDR

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 10 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239725

Location: Rochester, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Rochester

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Horsley with Byrness

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ROCHESTER A 68
NY 89 NW (East side)

16/65 Church of the
Holy Trinity
10.11.51
II

Parish church. 1844 by John and Benjamin Green. Dressed stone with ashlar
dressings and chamfered plinth; Welsh slate roof. Romanesque style. West
tower, nave and apse, south porch.

Five-bay nave with porch in left bay; keystone to doorway dated 1844.
One-light windows.with dripstones and sill band. Flat angle buttresses.
Heavy modillion cornice. Apse has similar detail.

Three-storey west tower has one-light windows on ground and 1st floor and
paired, louvred bell openings. Modillion cornice and pyramidal roof.

Interior has open timber roof with arched braces. Elaborate Gothic reredos,
with crocketed finials. Good, light-oak seating, pulpit and choir stalls
of c.1890. They are very simple and look later. In the apse stone tablets
carved with the 10 commandments, the creed and the Lord's Prayer. Wood
panel over the tower arch inscribed "This chapel was erected in the year
1844. It contains 182 sittings, and in consequence of a grant from the
incorporated society for promoting the enlargement, building and repairing
of churches and chapels, the whole of that number are hereby declared to
be free and unappropriated for ever ...."

In the porch a Roman altar.


Listing NGR: NY8415697210

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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