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Church of the Holy Trinity

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

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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


613-1/9/66 (North side)
19/04/72 Church of the Holy Trinity


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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