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Latitude: 50.7247 / 50°43'28"N
Longitude: -2.7517 / 2°45'6"W
OS Eastings: 347035
OS Northings: 91943
OS Grid: SY470919
Mapcode National: GBR PP.LSXV
Mapcode Global: FRA 5735.CSS
Entry Name: New Holy Trinity Church
Listing Date: 19 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1213728
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105046
Location: Bothenhampton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Bothenhampton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Bridport St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 49 SE BOTHENHAMPTON MAIN STREET,
2/26 New Holy Trinity
Parish Church, by E S Prior 1887-9. Nave, Chancel, south porch.
Rock-faced stone walls with stone corbel table. 4 buttresses to the
nave with small set-offs and gabled heads. Stone slab roofs, chancel
roof lower, steep pitch. Stone gable coping at west gable. Nave,
4 bays, single lancets, the eastern most with Y-tracery, of 2-lights.
Continuous string/hood mould to the nave. Short bell-cote over
nave east gable with pitched roof and pierced quatrefoils. 2-light
bell opening with pierced trefoil over. East side of bell-cote is
corbelled out. Chancel: with 4 simple lancets. East window of 3
stepped lancets, with a large pierced trefoil over with roll-mould
surround. South Porch, of nave, with steep-pitched stone slab
roof. Entrance has chamfered jambs, with nook shafts and capitals.
2-centred arch over has multi-roll mouldings and a hood-mould. 3
small trefoil windows to each side. Door into church, round-headed
with a roll-moulding. Interior: 4 large strainer-arches spring from
low in the side-walls, pointed with masonry fill on the extrados.
Close-set purlins of the roof notched in to this masonry. Moulded
string at wall-plate carried on to chancel walls, and round into
chancel. Pointed chancel-arch is straight-chamfered Chancel: wall-
plate carried on false machicolation. North wall has an organ bay
with pointed-arch entrance and 2 lancets east of this. East window
has a screen-wall in front carried on irregular octagonal piers.
Pointed arch head'dying into the jambs. Spherical triangle over.
Fittings: font, marble, with 8 marble stems and water-holding bases,
sausage capitals, late Cl9. Pulpit, stone with linenfold panels
applied and guilloche ornament, with a corbelled-out stone base.
Entrance to pulpit, chamfered across-the corner, and with a nodding
pointed head. North vestry and organ chamber, rebuilt 1910. Altar
front, of gesso, by Lethaby, shown in the Arts and Crafts Exhibition
of 1889. Stained Glass, east window probably by Lethaby.
F P Pitfield: Dorset Parish Churches A - D, p 84).
Listing NGR: SY4703591943
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