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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hartshill and Basford, City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0097 / 53°0'34"N

Longitude: -2.202 / 2°12'7"W

OS Eastings: 386545

OS Northings: 345835

OS Grid: SJ865458

Mapcode National: GBR MDH.XM

Mapcode Global: WHBCT.4MQ2

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 19 April 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195800

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384418

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, ST4

County: City of Stoke-on-Trent

Electoral Ward/Division: Hartshill and Basford

Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Hartshill

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


STOKE ON TRENT

SJ8645SE HARTSHILL ROAD, Hartshill
613-1/9/66 (North side)
19/04/72 Church of the Holy Trinity

GV II*

Parish church. 1842. By George Gilbert Scott and Moffatt.
Stone with plain tiled roof with scalloped bands.
Decorated style, with west tower and spire, nave with 2 aisles
and clerestory, chancel.
4-stage west tower with clasping buttresses terminating in
pinnacles. West door with paired shafts to triple chamfered
arch. 3-light window over, then an oculus. Paired bell chamber
lights. Trefoiled frieze below parapet. Spire with 2 tiers of
lucarnes. South porch with shafts to moulded arch repeated on
inner doorway.
Nave of 4 bays divided by gableted buttresses, each with a
2-light traceried window. Corbels support projecting parapet.
Low clerestory above, with quatrefoil windows. Ornate chancel:
shafts with foliate capitals and hood moulds to windows.
INTERIOR: high arcade of 5 bays with clusters shafts carrying
rib vaulted ceiling. Encaustic floor tiles throughout and
tiled dado with high glazed frieze and quatrefoil memorial
tiles inset. Original pews with poppy-head bench ends.
Deep-moulded chancel arch. Wood reredos with interlace in
panelling and riddle posts, installed as war memorial. Painted
panelled ceiling to chancel, and vaulted roof over apse.
Early-medieval-style stained glass to chancel, with small
lozenges containing scenes, and Mannerist-style glass in south
aisle of 1902-4. The church was endowed by Herbert Minton.
(The Victoria History of the Counties of England: Pugh R B:
Staffordshire: Oxford: 1963-).


Listing NGR: SJ8654545835

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