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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Runcorn, Halton

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Latitude: 53.3422 / 53°20'31"N

Longitude: -2.7282 / 2°43'41"W

OS Eastings: 351614

OS Northings: 383058

OS Grid: SJ516830

Mapcode National: GBR 9YDS.4M

Mapcode Global: WH87R.2844

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56041

Location: Halton, WA7

County: Halton

Electoral Ward/Division: Mersey

Built-Up Area: Runcorn

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Runcorn Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


Church of the Holy


Parish Church 1838 by Joseph Hartley of Runcorn with chancel added
1857. Red Sandstone with slate roof of the Commissioners Lancet type.
Rectangular five bay nave with west tower, the later short chancel is
narrower and less lofty. The main gothic entrance door, in the tower,
is flanked by shafts and surmounted by a label with hall flower stops,
above are three lancets with cast iron diamond lattice windows and at
bell stage there are paired louvred lancets to three faces. The tower
has stop chamfered piers to the quoins,which reduce in size at bell
stage, these are topped by pyramid pinnacles and there is a
crenellated parapet. The nave has projecting plinth, twice reducing
buttresses, between each pair of lancets, and solid eaves parapet.
There is stained glass in the treble lancet group of the chancel and
the choir windows, all others are cast iron lattice. Interior:
Marble reredos, free standing Oak altar with matching rail, choir
stalls with poppyheads, Oak-pulpit with stone base. The timber
gallery at the West end is supported on round cast iron columns. Roof
has 5, three post strutted trusses with cusps, exposed purlins and
plastered raking ceiling. Wall mounted stone war memorial.

Listing NGR: SJ5161483058

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

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

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