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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Littleborough, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.6442 / 53°38'39"N

Longitude: -2.0939 / 2°5'38"W

OS Eastings: 393888

OS Northings: 416416

OS Grid: SD938164

Mapcode National: GBR FVT9.GC

Mapcode Global: WHB8R.TN2M

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 2 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213376

Location: Rochdale, OL15

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Littleborough Lakeside

Built-Up Area: Littleborough

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Littleborough Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

(east side)

1/41 Church of the
2/1/67 Holy Trinity

Church. Rebuilt 1818-1820 by Thomas Taylor of Leeds with
chancel 1889 by Crowther. Dressed stone and ashlar with
slate roof. 3-sided gallery plan with central west tower and
comparatively large chancel. 5-bay nave has weathered plinth
and castellated parapet. Each bay has a weathered gableted
buttress incorporating a gargoyle and a 3-light window with
interlaced tracery. The tower is flanked by stair bays; it
has 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, a door at ground
level, moulded bands, arched openings on the second and
third stages, a coped parapet incorporating gabled clock
faces, corner pinnacles and a steeple with lucarnes. The 3-
bay chancel is in an accomplished Perpendicular style having
3-light windows, a priest's door, buttresses with crocketed
pinnacles and a 7-light east window. The roof is steeper and
has a higher ridge-line than that of the nave. Interior:
gallery on cast-iron columns, arch-braced roof trusses and
a heavily moulded chancel arch. The chancel is lined with
red sandstone and has double-hammer-beam roof trusses with
angelic minstrels as well as a piscina and sedilia. Timber
fittings and stained glass.

Listing NGR: SD9388816416

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

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