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Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thrussington, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7357 / 52°44'8"N

Longitude: -1.0382 / 1°2'17"W

OS Eastings: 465036

OS Northings: 315779

OS Grid: SK650157

Mapcode National: GBR 9MR.GBC

Mapcode Global: WHFK4.0HWK

Entry Name: Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 1 June 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405714

Location: Thrussington, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Thrussington

Built-Up Area: Thrussington

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thrussington with Ratcliffe on the Wreake

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


1.6.66 Church of the Holy Trinity


Church. C13-C15 and much restored 1877. Restoration by Goddard and Paget of
Leicester. Ironstone with limestone dressings and Swithland slate roof with
stone stack on nave E gable. Stone coped gables, some with cross finials.
Stepped buttresses, angle and diagonal buttresses. W tower, nave, aisles, chancel
and S porch. C14/C15 tower of three stages with plinth, NE projecting stair,
W window, 1-light above, clock faces to N and W, 4 2-light bell openings with
crenellated transoms, gargoyles, battlements and crocketted pinnacles. Nave
arch, now blocked, probably double chamfered. Three bay N arcade of c1300 with
double chamfered arches on octagonal piers and responds. Similar four bay S
arcade but with hood moulds and head and label stops. Perp clerestory with
3 2-light windows on each side. 3 1/2 bay C19 roof with braces curving beneath
collars. N aisle mainly C19 with 5 2-light windows. Double chamfered chancel
arch on restored polygonal responds. Late C13 chancel. On N wall a 2-light
window with Y tracery, arched niche and 2 square niches. 3-light E window with
Intersected tracery. On S wall 3-light with Intersected tracery and 2-light
with Y tracery. Double piscina with stiff-leaf capital and pointed trefoiled
arches with fillets. Hood mould with label stops. S door and small 1-light
to right. Chancel floor probably of Minton tile. C19 boarded wagon roof.
Mainly C19 S aisles with 3 3-light and 2 2-light windows, piscina with cusped
head and sedilia. Much restored many-moulded S doorway and S porch with double
chamfered arch. Octagonal font, probably C14, with carved head projecting from
one side, on C19 base. C18 and C19 wall monuments. Kelly's Leicester, Rutland,
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 1881, and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK6503615779

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