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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0143 / 51°0'51"N

Longitude: -3.091 / 3°5'27"W

OS Eastings: 323562

OS Northings: 124451

OS Grid: ST235244

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JJPY

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.RLN

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269925

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Eastgate

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(East side)
Church of the Holy Trinity

Anglican church. 1842 by Richard Carver of Taunton; refitted 1882. Perpendicular style with Decorated style east window. Pale ashlar. Nave with projecting chancel. Battlements with pinnacles to corners. Pointed 2 light windows with large transom to take the galleries inside. Windows divided by buttresses. Big west tower with set back buttresses and openwork parapet, the pinnacles missing. INTERIOR: Single-span tie-beam roof with elaborate tracery above the tie-beam. Gallery on three sides with Gothic panelled front, on cast-iron clustered columns. Box-pews in gallery, but rest of seating replaced in 1882. Tall pointed chancel arch. Fine organ on west end of gallery, 1845 by William Hill. Clock in tower by Thomas Savery of Taunton Stained glass in east window. SOURCES: [1] Buildings of England, p.313. [2] Colvin, H., Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, p. 128 & 233.

Listing NGR: ST2356224451

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