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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothwell, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.75 / 53°45'0"N

Longitude: -1.4811 / 1°28'51"W

OS Eastings: 434316

OS Northings: 428309

OS Grid: SE343283

Mapcode National: GBR LT32.4G

Mapcode Global: WHDBY.60ZH

Plus Code: 9C5WQG29+2H

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 5 June 1964

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342108

Location: Rothwell, Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Rothwell

Built-Up Area: Rothwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Rothwell Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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LS26 (north side), Rothwell

5/79 Church of the Holy Trinity
5th June 1964


Parish church, Largely restored or rebuilt 1873 by C. R, Chorley (Pevsner)
but with some late medieval fabric, Sandstone ashlar, slate roofs (except
porch), West tower, nave with north and south aisles, chancel.
Perpendicular style. Three-stage tower with diagonal buttresses has
2-centred arched west doorway with 2 orders of hollow chamfer, hoodmould
(rendered) and studded double doors; above this a C19 recessed 3-light window
with tracery; belfry windows of 2 cusped lights; cornice on corbel table and
embattled parapet with crocketed corner pinnacles; clockface an south side.
Five-bay nave has square-headed recessed clerestory windows of 2 cusped
lights each and embattled parapet with crocketed pinnacles. Four-bay, south
aisle has gabled porch to 2nd bay protecting a late-medieval moulded inner
doorway with massive studded double-layer oak door; and large 2-centred
arched 3-light windows with Perpendicular tracery. Four-bay north aisle,
under pitched roof, has similar 3-light windows, the middle pair lacking
tracery. Both aisles have buttresses and embattled parapet with crocketed
pinnacles, Two-bay chancel has large east window if 5 cusped lights with
Perpendicular tracery.

Interior: C19 arcades of double-chamfered arches on octagonal columns;
chancel arch with clustered shafts; tower arch with 3 orders of chamfer; late
medieval coffered nave ceiling of massive moulded beams with carved bosses;
font dated 1662: octagonal bowl on fluted pedestal, the panels lettered in
Vicarus 1662 T:R
Restored 17 octagonal spire-shaped font cover, with carved openwork panels;
at west end of north aisle a marble monument with effigies, to Mary Anne
Faviel, 1942 by" J. Towne, Sculpt. GUYS HOSPITAL, London".

Listing NGR: SE3431628309

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