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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade I Listed Building in Eccleshall, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8598 / 52°51'35"N

Longitude: -2.2575 / 2°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 382758

OS Northings: 329179

OS Grid: SJ827291

Mapcode National: GBR 15Z.L2W

Mapcode Global: WHBDK.9C7Y

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272146

Location: Eccleshall, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST21

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Eccleshall

Built-Up Area: Eccleshall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Eccleshall Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

ECCLESHALL CHURCH STREET
1.
5373
(north side)
Eccleshall
Church of the
SJ 8229 19/1 24.1.67 Holy Trinity

I
2.
One of the most important churches in Staffordshire. Stone with tiled roof.
Nave and aisles, chancel, chancel north chapel and west tower. Chancel, arcades
and tower largely C13. Aisles rebuilt C15. Restored C15 south porch with
quadripartite vault. The east end of the chancel by G E Street who restored
the church in 1866-9. Priest's door in chancel west wall. The church contains
the tombs of 4 Bishops of Lichfield,including in the chancel a fine memorial
to Bishop Overton, 1609,with recumbent effigy and those of his 2 wives kneeling.
Reredos by Champneys, 1898. Altar-piece and screen in north chapel, and organ
case in late Gothic style by Caroe, 1931. Grade I for architectural importance.


Listing NGR: SJ8275229180

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