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Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade I Listed Building in Hinton-in-the-Hedges, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.0281 / 52°1'41"N

Longitude: -1.188 / 1°11'16"W

OS Eastings: 455806

OS Northings: 236941

OS Grid: SP558369

Mapcode National: GBR 8VR.SJZ

Mapcode Global: VHCWJ.C993

Plus Code: 9C4W2RH6+6Q

Entry Name: Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040479

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234025

Location: Hinton-in-the-Hedges, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN13

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Hinton-in-the-Hedges

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Hinton-in-the-Hedges The Most Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Church of Holy Trinity


Church. C12 and C14. Coursed limestone rubble, ironstone quoins; tiled roof.Chancel, nave and north aisle, south porch, west tower.

Chancel windows are Victorian. South doorway in nave C14 with plank door and C19 porch. To right a C14 three-light window, the tracery probably C19. C14 lancet to left. In the north aisle, the doorway is C14 flanked by C14 windows of one and two lights, C14 east window (tracery renewed) and C14 lancet to west.

Romanesque tower of three stages with bell openings of two arched lights and corbel table with heads. Deeply splayed round headed lancet on ground stage of west wall. Fragments of herringbone masonry in west walls nave to north and south of tower, possibly Saxon.

Interior: Late C12 north arcade of two bays has round pier with square abacus and trumpet scalloped capital, and similar responds. Double chamfered arches C14. Chancel arch C14, has corbels with grotesque heads. Stairs to former rood loft in north aisle. Romanesque tower arch, unmoulded.

Fittings: Tub font, early C13 with frieze of intersecting arches and stiff leaf. Chancel screen, Perpendicular, with one-light traceried openings and vine scroll cornice. Pulpit, Jacobean, with blind arcading. Stained glass in chancel, fragment of 'Coronation of the Virgin' early C15. Monuments: Sir William Hinton (?) wife. C14 stone effigies on chest tombs. Wall tablets to Salathiell Crewe died 1686, with open pediment, attributed to William Stanton, and to Reynold Braye died 1582, brass inscription in architectural frame with Corinthian columns.

(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.259).

Listing NGR: SP5580636941

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