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Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stafford, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7982 / 52°47'53"N

Longitude: -2.0847 / 2°5'4"W

OS Eastings: 394388

OS Northings: 322297

OS Grid: SJ943222

Mapcode National: GBR 289.FS0

Mapcode Global: WHBDT.YXGP

Entry Name: Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 16 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383921

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Town: Stafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Baswich

Built-Up Area: Stafford

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Berkswich Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


STAFFORD

SJ92SW BASWICH LANE, Baswich
590-1/2/103 (West side)
16/01/51 Church of Holy Trinity

GV II*

Church. C13 chancel arch; C15 tower with C18 bell stage; 1740
nave and chancel; late C20 transepts and north vestry.
MATERIALS: brick with ashlar dressings and tile roof; ashlar
tower and brick transepts and vestry.
EXTERIOR: chancel has ashlar plinth, quoins and impost band,
coped gable; round-headed window has ashlar sill, brick apron,
and ashlar arch with key. Transepts have narrow full-height
lights. 4-bay nave has similar details to chancel, but with
Medieval diagonal buttresses and ashlar wall ends to west ,
entrance to left end of south side has boldly rusticated
Tuscan surround and paired 4-fielded-panel doors, round window
above has lower half blocked; north side has blind windows
with lunettes.
Tower has 2 diagonal buttresses; blocked west entrance with
inserted window; 3-light window with simple Perpendicular
tracery, south entrance up brick and ashlar stair, which
continues to segmental-headed gallery entrance; round-headed
louvred bell openings with keys; top cornice and coped
parapet.
INTERIOR: chancel has 2 king-post trusses with paired struts;
ceiled transepts have diagonal buttresses to chancel arch,
with has primitive capitals and Early English double-chamfered
arch; nave is ceiled, with west gallery on 4 iron columns in
square, the centre projecting; fielded panelling to sill
level.
FITTINGS: chancel has C18 altar rails to 3 sides with spiral
balusters and moulded rails; north transept has ex-situ Levett
family pew of 1812 raised on iron columns with stick-baluster
stair, 3 panels and cornice; nave has C18 3-decker pulpit with
fielded panelling.
MONUMENTS: Brian and Jehanna Fowler, 1587, ex-situ painted
chest tomb with tapering square balusters and shields,
lettering to cornice; several C18 and C19 wall tablets to
Fowler and Chetwynd families; bequest board dated 1733 and
1830.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Nairn J: Staffordshire:
London: 1974-: 248; Shell Guides: Thorold H: Staffordshire, A
Shell Guide: London: 1978-: 157).


Listing NGR: SJ9438822297

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