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Holy Trinity Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Brackenfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.127 / 53°7'37"N

Longitude: -1.4442 / 1°26'39"W

OS Eastings: 437287

OS Northings: 359013

OS Grid: SK372590

Mapcode National: GBR 6BD.TZQ

Mapcode Global: WHDFV.SNGN

Entry Name: Holy Trinity Church

Listing Date: 31 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79394

Location: Brackenfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE55

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Brackenfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Brackenfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

4/6 (North Side)
Holy Trinity Church

Church. 1856-7 by T C Hine, north-east chapel and vestry, 1872. Coursed
squared, rock-faced sandstone with gritstone dressings and quoins. Shallow
plinth. Steeply pitched slate roof with crested ridge tiles. Stone coped
gables, gableted to eaves and ridge. Decorated style. North-west tower, nave,
chancel, north nave aisle, vestry, north-east chapel with crypt below. West
elevation - two tall lancets with dripmoulds and inset cusped tracery,to nave.
Above, central quatrefoil window with dripmould. To either side, stepped
buttresses. To north, 3-light pointed nave aisle window and another buttress.
Beyond, two stage tower with stone broached spire. Projecting stair turret to
south-west corner. Stepped angle buttresses to northern corners. 2-light
pointed windows, trefoil-headed lights below, quatrefoil over, with dripmoulds,
to north and east. Similar louvred bell openings above to all sides. Frieze of
gableted trefoil openings to top of spire. North nave aisle wall has central
stepped buttress and two similar windows to tower. Vestry projects to east with
cusped ogee tracery to pointed eastern window. Beyond, to east, chapel with steps
up to shouldered doorcase and gableted corner buttress. Triple lancet crypt
window with trefoil opening either side,to east wall. Above, 3-light pointed
window with cusped geometric tracery and dripmould. To south, 3-light chancel
east window with similar tracery. To either side, gableted diagonal corner
buttresses. South chancel wall has central chamfered pointed doorcase with
dripmould. To east, traceried 2-light pointed window; to west, lancet with
tracery and adjoining stepped buttresses. South nave wall has trio stepped
buttresses with windows similar to tower ones to west of each. South porch
with double chamfered doorcase and twin, flat headed, ogee-traceried windows
to sides. Interior:- three bay north arcade with octagonal piers, moulded
capitals and double chamfered arches. Similar chancel and tower arches. East
end of nave aisle has 3-light trefoil-headed, open arcade with frieze of blind
quatrefoils over and traceried 3-light pointed window above. Scissor-truss
roofs to nave and aisle. Barrel vaulted chancel roof with ribs and bosses.
Chancel has linen fold panelling and seats to south. North side has double
pointed arches filled with tracery, open through to northern chapel. Large
angel above capital to central column. To west, pointed archway with nook
shafts supporting carved capitals and pierced stonework tympanum, through to
vestry passage and raised chapel. Original,stone trefoil-headed arcade,alter
and brass alter rails and screen. Also contemporary plain stone pulpit and
octagaonal font. To west of nave, medieval rood screen applied to wall.

Listing NGR: SK3728759012

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