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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Capenhurst, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2573 / 53°15'26"N

Longitude: -2.9489 / 2°56'55"W

OS Eastings: 336796

OS Northings: 373789

OS Grid: SJ367737

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZVS.C1

Mapcode Global: WH880.NDZ6

Plus Code: 9C5V7342+WF

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55644

ID on this website: 101130574

Location: Holy Trinity Church, Capenhurst, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Capenhurst

Built-Up Area: Capenhurst

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Capenhurst Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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(South Side)

4/1 Church of the Holy

1/6/1967 II

Church: 1856-9 by James Harrison, tower and much of interior of
1889-90 by John Douglas (Pevsner and Hubbard). Red sandstone blocks
with ashlar dressings. Purple tile roof. 4-bay nave, south porch,
2-bay chancel, vestry and 3-stage west tower with spire. Coped gabled
porch with kneelers has moulded 2-centred arched doorcase with label
mould. Remaining bays of nave are divided by heavy buttresses and
have 2-light windows with Decorated tracery and label moulds. Chancel
with diagonal buttresses and sill band has 1 and 3-light windows with
trefoil heads. 4-light Decorated east window. Squat tower is
buttressed and has octagonal stair turret at the south-west corner.
3-light west window with Edward VII Coronation clock above. Around
the top is a timber-framed stage of 6 by 2 small frames with weather
boarding below and pierced Gothic panels (now much damaged) above.
This carries a broached spire with small Lakeland slates and a louvred
Interior: Arch-braced collar roof to nave, sprung from stone
carved-head corbels. Splayed reveals to the windows. Broad low tower
arch reveals font behind. 2-centred chancel arch on octagonal
responds. Scissor-braced wagon roof. Panel to sides of good stone
reredos carved in manner of medieval tiles with Ten Commandments
inscribed above, in Arts and Crafts style script.

Listing NGR: SJ3679673789

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