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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Stacksteads, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6917 / 53°41'30"N

Longitude: -2.2249 / 2°13'29"W

OS Eastings: 385248

OS Northings: 421714

OS Grid: SD852217

Mapcode National: GBR DTXR.3C

Mapcode Global: WHB8H.SGQR

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185624

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Stacksteads

Built-Up Area: Bacup

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstead Holy Trinity with Bacup St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 82 SE

BACUP, Stacksteads,
Church of the Holy Trinity


Church, 1840-41, with chancel and transept 1873. Coursed dressed
sandstone, low-pitched slate roof. Nave, west tower with small
spire, chancel with south transept; in Norman style, except 1873 additions
which are Decorated. Three-stage tower with pilasters, and gablets to
the 2nd stage which carries an octagonal belfry finished with a small
spire; moulded round-headed west doorway, blind arcade above, and
round-headed west window containing 2 round-headed lights; clock faces
in west and south gablets, tall round-headed louvres in cardinal sides
of belfry. Wide 5-bay nave with pilaster strips and tall chamfered
lancets. Gabled transept to south of chancel has angle buttresses finished
as short pinnacles, 2-centred arched windows with tracery and hoodmoulds,
doorway in angle of re-entrant, chancel has large 5-light traceried
east window with a transom. Interior: simple vessel with panelled ceiling,
west gallery with interlaced arcade front panelling; large rounded
chancel arch with shafts and hoodmould; sides of chancel are 2-bay
arcades with columns and semi-octagonal responds which have foliated
capitals and 2 shaft rings each, roof has arch-braced hammerbeam truss;
cylindrical pulpit of white stone with polished shafts, sculptured
panels (Faith, Hope, Charity), in memory of Margaret Munn (d. 1873).

Listing NGR: SD8524821714

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

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