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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.906 / 54°54'21"N

Longitude: -2.3458 / 2°20'44"W

OS Eastings: 377926

OS Northings: 556863

OS Grid: NY779568

Mapcode National: GBR DC1Q.Y4

Mapcode Global: WH919.YY4C

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 24 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240316

Location: Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Plenmeller with Whitfield

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whitfield and Ninebanks

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 75 NE PLENMELLER WITH WHITFIELD WHITFIELD

8/199 Church of the Holy Trinity
24.11.67
II*


Parish Church 1859-60 by A.B. Higham of Wakefield and Newcastle. Squared stone
with dressings, grey slate roof. Cruciform plan with central tower and spire,
3-bay north nave aisle and north organ chamber, south porch. Free Early English
style with good detail and much foliage carving. Stepped buttresses between
bays and paired at angles; sill string course. Four-bay nave with porch in
second bay. Side windows paired lancets with paired rear arches divided by
free-standing shafts; west end has two lancets, divided by a stepped buttress,
and a rose window over. Transept gables similar without the rose. Three-bay
chancel with single lancets in side walls, triple in the east end. Central
tower has triple-lancet belfry openings below a corbel table of trefoiled arches;
stone broach spire. Interior: heavily-moulded arcade and crossing arches with
dog-tooth decoration. Tierceron vault under tower; roof timbers carried on
ornate corbels. Contemporary fittings, including windows by Powell. Carved
reredos of 1891 flanked by trefoil-headed marble panels.

The church was built by Rev. and Mrs.J.A. Blackett Ord, in memory of her uncle
William Ord from whom she inherited the Whitfield Estate.


Listing NGR: NY7792656863

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