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Former Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade I Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8889 / 51°53'19"N

Longitude: 0.8995 / 0°53'58"E

OS Eastings: 599626

OS Northings: 225118

OS Grid: TL996251

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.D8J

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.JSWC

Entry Name: Former Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117215

Location: Colchester, Essex, CO1

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Town: Colchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colchester St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

995 (East Side)
Former Church of
TL 9925 SE 5/238 the Holy Trinity

Particularly interesting for its fine pre-Conquest west tower, probably
built mid C11, largely in Roman brick, 3 stages, pyramidal tiled roof; the
west doorway has a triangular head and the windows are round-headed.
This tower was built on to an earlier Church of circa 1000, of which only
the west wall remains. The rest of the building is largely C14 and C15,
much restored in 1886. There is an interesting monument - a mural
alabaster monument to William Gilberd 1544-1603 famous for his researches
into electricity.

Listing NGR: TL9962625118

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