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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lydham, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5134 / 52°30'48"N

Longitude: -2.9804 / 2°58'49"W

OS Eastings: 333563

OS Northings: 291065

OS Grid: SO335910

Mapcode National: GBR B7.GLXD

Mapcode Global: VH75Y.9371

Plus Code: 9C4VG279+9R

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 21 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257079

ID on this website: 101054512

Location: Holy Trinity Church, Lydham, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Lydham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lydham

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Parish church. C13, restored in 1642, 1885, and 1891-2. Coursed and random
rubble with slate roofs. Nave, lower chancel, and south porch. Parapeted
gable end to east and gabled bellcote to west with twin arched openings.
Nave: south side: chamfered arched doorway to left with hoodmould and
6-panelled door; gabled porch with arched entrance and side benches within;
central cusped 2-light window with hoodmould and carved stops; cusped lancet
to right. North side: 2-light circa 1885 window in a C14 style with hoodmould
and uncarved stops. West end: cusped 2-light circa 1885 window with hoodmould
and uncarved stops; wall above thickened to support bellcote and forming
hood over window. Chancel: south side: 2 buttresses; one-light square
headed cusped window to left, and one-light square headed window to right
with cusped ogee tracery; 2 buttresses to north and later lean-to shed;
east end: 3-light C19 window with reticulated quatrefoil tracery and hoodmould
with uncarved stops. Interior: restored C15 three-bay nave roof with struts
from arch-braced collars, double purlins, and windbraces; probably C15 arch-
braced single framed chancel roof. Fittings include: cut down C17 box pews;
plain C17 octagonal wooden pulpit with gadrooned frieze; octagonal stone font
with chamfered stem on step; C17 panelling on east wall of chancel with some
arched panels, gadrooning, and guilloche ornament; hatchment on south wall of
chancel. Cranage, Part 5, Pp. 416-7; N.Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, P.192;
Kelly's Directory 1913, P.145.

Listing NGR: SO3356391065

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