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Latitude: 55.2688 / 55°16'7"N
Longitude: -2.2509 / 2°15'3"W
OS Eastings: 384156
OS Northings: 597210
OS Grid: NY841972
Mapcode National: GBR D7QJ.H3
Mapcode Global: WHB0R.DTDR
Plus Code: 9C7V7P9X+GJ
Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity
Listing Date: 10 November 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1044875
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239725
Location: Rochester, Northumberland, NE19
Civil Parish: Rochester
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Horsley with Byrness
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
Tagged with: Church building
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/06/2019
NY 89 NW
A 68 (east side)
Church of the Holy Trinity
Formerly listed as Church of the Holy Trinity, A68 (east side)
Parish church. 1844 by John and Benjamin Green. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings and chamfered plinth; Welsh slate roof. Romanesque style. West tower, nave and apse, south porch.
Five bay nave with porch in left bay; keystone to doorway dated 1844. One-light windows with dripstones and sill band. Flat angle buttresses. Heavy modillion cornice. Apse has similar detail. Three storey west tower has one-light windows on ground and first floor and paired, louvred bell openings. Modillion cornice and pyramidal roof.
Interior has open timber roof with arched braces. Elaborate Gothic reredos, with crocketed finials. Good, light-oak seating, pulpit and choir stalls of c.1890. They are very simple and look later. In the apse stone tablets carved with the ten commandments, the creed and the Lord's Prayer. Wood panel over the tower arch inscribed "This chapel was erected in the year 1844. It contains 182 sittings, and in consequence of a grant from the incorporated society for promoting the enlargement, building and repairing of churches and chapels, the whole of that number are hereby declared to be free and unappropriated for ever ...."
In the porch a Roman altar.
Listing NGR: NY8415697210
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