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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Wingate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7277 / 54°43'39"N

Longitude: -1.3802 / 1°22'48"W

OS Eastings: 440012

OS Northings: 537147

OS Grid: NZ400371

Mapcode National: GBR LFSS.Z0

Mapcode Global: WHD64.RFYH

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109451

Location: Wingate, County Durham, TS28

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Wingate

Built-Up Area: Wingate

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Wingate with Hutton Henry

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 43 NW WINGATE FRONT STREET
(East side)

5/38 Church of the
20/2/67 Holy Trinity

II

Parish church. 1840-1 by George Jackson of Durham. Hammer-dressed limestone
with mainly rendered sandstone surrounds; Welsh slate roofs. Aisleless nave
with west porch and south-west choir vestry; chancel with vicar's vestry to
north. Early English style. 4-bay nave with continuous chamfered plinth,
sill band and clasping buttresses to east and west. North and south walls
have buttressed recessed bays with single lancets and corbel tables. West end:
gabled porch with restored pointed outer arch, bold dogtooth and single
colonettes; flanking lancets in recessed wall panels and gabled bellcote above.
Steeply-pitched roof with coped gables. Choir vestry has 3 renewed fixed lights.
Lower and narrower 3-bay chancel has chamfered plinth and sill band, stepped at
east end; 3 lancets in south wall; clasping-buttressed east end has 3 renewed
stepped trefoil-headed lancets under slightly-ogival hoodmould. Steeply-pitched
roof with coped gable. Vicar's vestry has pointed-arched doorway to east and
single lancet to north.

Unplastered interior. Nave roof has 7 combined king-post and scissor-braced
trusses on eaves corbels with bowtell moulding. Worn double-chamfered pointed
chancel arch on similar mid-wall corbels. Fittings: nave has 3 ranks of mid
C19 pews; painted Caen-stone font with octagonal bowl on 5 colonnettes said
to be after a design of Chantrey. Chancel has early C20 panelling and stalls.
First World War memorial east window by William Glasby of London depicts
Crucifixion and Saints Cuthbert and George.


Listing NGR: NZ4001237147

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