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Trinity United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowdon, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.3819 / 53°22'54"N

Longitude: -2.3561 / 2°21'21"W

OS Eastings: 376412

OS Northings: 387287

OS Grid: SJ764872

Mapcode National: GBR CYZB.QD

Mapcode Global: WH98V.S886

Entry Name: Trinity United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067924

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212797

Location: Trafford, WA14

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Bowdon

Built-Up Area: Altrincham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bowdon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


7/41 Trinity United
- Reformed Church

- II

Church with schoolroom at rear. 1872. Rock-faced stone,
ashlar dressings and slate roof: extension to schoolroom in
header bond brick. Nave with clerestory, aisles, transepts,
west porch, south-west tower and small 3-sided chancel.
Schoolroom and ancillary rooms to east. Projecting plinth,
bracketed eaves, steep roofs with coped gables. 3-bay aisles
and clerestory have weathered buttresses, 2-light openings
with Geometrical tracery to aisles and a type of plate
tracery to clerestory. Transepts have rose window and 3
lancets. 5-light west window above vestibule with enriched
parapet, window of 5 lancets, porch to left and tower to
right. 2-stage tower with weathered angle buttresses, 2-
light belfry openings and broach spire with gabled corner
canopies and lucarnes above on enriched band with grotesque
beasts. The schoolroom is treated similarly. Interior: all
faced in polychromatic brick. Double-chamfered brick arched
nave arcade with slender cast iron columns with foliated
stone capitals and bases, those carrying the transept arches
being coupled. Arch-braced roof, contemporary organ and good
stained glass especially to chancel.

Listing NGR: SJ7641287287

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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