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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Godney, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1794 / 51°10'45"N

Longitude: -2.7377 / 2°44'15"W

OS Eastings: 348533

OS Northings: 142495

OS Grid: ST485424

Mapcode National: GBR MJ.5XYH

Mapcode Global: VH89X.HMK8

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175840

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267756

Location: Godney, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Godney

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

3/43 Church of the Holy Trinity



Anglican Parish Church. 1839 by G. D. Manners; on a medieval site; restored 1903 with added chancel, by E Buckle. Elue
lias ashlar, slate roof, conical to chancel, coped verges, cruciform finial, gabled stone bellcote on ridge at West
end. Nave, South porch, apsidal chancel; Romanesque. Three bay nave with semi-circular head windows in freestone
surrounds, freestone imposts, and continuous band set over the voussoirs; projecting pilaster strips to each end and
between the bays; set on a plinth; corbel table below eaves. West end with interlaced arcading, 2 small semi-circular
head windows, shafted 2-light windows set over. Chancel with an arcade of 7 lancets set high up, inside shafted rere
arches. Porch with a semi- circular head outer door opening, chevron moulding, paired detached shafts with cushion
capitals, plank door with elaborate strap hinges; inner door opening is similar. Plastered interior on wood block and
tile floors. Nave with an arch-braced queen-strut collar and tie beam roof, chancel with a ribbed and plastered
ceiling. Chancel arch of 2 recessed orders, the inner supported on scalloped corbels; to each side a medieval stone
plaque with an emblem, to left a lamb, to right an eagle. Font in the form of an elaborate Romanesque column. Pine pews
with shaped ends, 2 readers and a pulpit of 1903, the latter in Art-Noveau style; brass and wrought-iron lectern.
Chancel with a piscina. Gabled tablet of 1780 to Jeanes Adams Bowen with achievement. Marble plaque by Rawling of
Shepton Mallet. Royal arms. Remains of some stained glass of C15 to nave; remainder of windows with leaded lights.
(Pevsner N, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST4853342495

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