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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rangeworthy, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5742 / 51°34'27"N

Longitude: -2.4536 / 2°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 368661

OS Northings: 186248

OS Grid: ST686862

Mapcode National: GBR JX.D3HL

Mapcode Global: VH884.FP7K

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 30 March 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350728

Location: Rangeworthy, South Gloucestershire, BS37

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Rangeworthy

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Rangeworthy Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 68 NE RANGEWORTHY CHURCH LANE

1/38 Church of the Holy Trinity
30.3.60
G.V. II*

Anglican Parish Church. C11, C15 alterations, extended and restored, 1851.
Rubble, freestone dressings, slate roof with weathered, coped verges, cross
finials and stone ridge. Nave, south porch, north aisle, chancel, north vestry.
Much restored, now mainly Perpendicular. Nave, with diagonal buttresses as
elsewhere, has a heavily restored 2-light west window below a corbelled,
octagonal bell-turret with alternate cusped openings between jamb-shafts,
conical cap, two 3-light square head windows under labels flank the gabled
south porch which has a moulded barely pointed arch under a drip mould, a tiny
cusped west light and a plain 2-light east window, within the doorway has jamb
shafts with scalloped capitals, plain tympanum below double chevron topped by
pellet moulds, to right of this a pointed piscina below a frieze, plain oak
benches. North aisle has 3 windows as nave, grotesque gargoyle at junction
with nave. Chancel is lower than nave, to the south two 2-light windows flank
a priest's door all under labels, at east a 3-light window as nave west end,
adjoining flat roof north vestry has a 2-light east window and a north door as
south doorway. Interior: chancel arch has same features as south doorway on a
larger scale, chancel has 2 piscinas, one dates from restoration, the other is
earlier: 3-bay arcade, crude wave and shaft. Fittings: chamfered square font
may be of C13 origin; half-octagon, corbelled C15 stone pulpit has cusped
panels and a foliate frieze and is entered from vestry up altered rood stairs.
Memorials: freestone tablet on external wall of nave, drapes around a tablet,
now illegible. (Source: D. Verey : Buildings of England : Gloucestershire :
The Vale and the Forest of Dean : 1970).


Listing NGR: ST6866186248

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