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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Nettleden with Potten End, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7699 / 51°46'11"N

Longitude: -0.5273 / 0°31'38"W

OS Eastings: 501713

OS Northings: 208937

OS Grid: TL017089

Mapcode National: GBR G6B.ZDV

Mapcode Global: VHFRY.TS22

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157971

Location: Nettleden with Potten End, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Nettleden with Potten End

Built-Up Area: Potten End

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Potten End Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

POTTEN END (West side)
Potten End

5/192 Church of The Holy Trinity


Chapel-of-ease, parish church since 1895. Designed c.1864, contract date
9.3.1865, licensed for services Sept 1865, consecrated 1868, porch 1908.
F.C. Penrose for Earl Brownlow. Builders T. & J. Mathews and William
Nash for £710. Plum brick with red brick and stone dressings and steep
red tiled roofs. A small T-plan church with semi-circular apse, S porch,
N vestry, and bellcote on W gable. Described'as in the Italian Norman
Style. Round-arched windows, stilted 3-light windows lighting nave,
single lights elsewhere with triplets at 2 levels in transepts ends.
Blue brick chamfered course to plinth and red brick corbel table at
eaves level continued across faces of gables with red brickwork above
and stone gable copings with crosses. W gable topped by 2-stage bellcote
with mid-wall shaft to lower opening. Plastered interior over boarded
dado. Open timber roof with arch-braced collar-trusses in pine.
Plastered round-arch with chamfered imposts to apse. 3 stained glass
windows in apse presented by Lady Marion Alford for opening. Simple oak
fittings with one choir stall and lectern by Thompson of Kilburn (the
'mouse-man'). Elaborate S door protected by later matching porch.
Original bell replaced by 3 in 1927. War memorial tablets inserted
externally in S gable of S transept. (Kelly (1914)53: M.J. Smith Holy
Trinity Church, Potten End: Centenary Booklet 1868-1967 (1967): Bryant
(1982) Ch.IX).

Listing NGR: TL0171008940

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

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