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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade I Listed Building in Orton Longueville, City of Peterborough

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Latitude: 52.554 / 52°33'14"N

Longitude: -0.2783 / 0°16'41"W

OS Eastings: 516826

OS Northings: 296516

OS Grid: TL168965

Mapcode National: GBR GYJ.VWL

Mapcode Global: VHGKW.427G

Plus Code: 9C4XHP3C+HM

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 13 December 1957

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50248

Location: Orton Longueville, Peterborough, PE2

County: City of Peterborough

Civil Parish: Orton Longueville

Built-Up Area: Peterborough

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Orton Longieville with Bottlebridge

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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(west side)
Church of The Holy Trinity
TL 1696 54/455 13.12.57
Essentially a Decorated church, built from circa 1275 although the bases of
the nave arcades are circa 1240. Coursed stone rubble with freestone dressings
and with lead roofs. Nave clerestory windows have 2 trefoiled lights with
square heads. North aisle has early C14 2-light depressed with arch windows
and doorway. Wide south aisle has 2 early C14 east windows with 3 stepped
lancets under one arch, the centre one with ogee head. South windows are
C17 reconstructions with reused materials, almost semi circular arched with
C19 tracery, the other windows of the south aisle similar to those of north
aisle. South porch dated 1675 with C15 roof reset in 1675. Chancel has embattled
parapet and mid C14 five-light east window with reticulated tracery, late
C13 north window and 3-light south window flanked by niches with cusped heads,
2-light window with transom and ogee arched south door. North chapel has
reset late C13 east window and rebuilt north wall with reset C14 windows.
Circa 1300 or early C14 west tower heightened in C15 3 stages angle buttresses
with set-offs on north-west and south-west corners and wide corner buttresses
on north-east and south-east corners also with set-offs, quatrefoil opening
in second stage and cusped lancet on west side, C15 2-light bell openings
and embattled parapet.
Interior: Decorated 3 bay north and south arcades with double chamfered arches
and octagonal piers with moulded capitals. Treble chamfered tower arch and
double chamfered chancel arch. Chapel arch to chancel has double hollow chamfers.
South door of chancel has early C14 foliated iron hinges. Late C19 roofs.
C15 octagonal font with panelled bowl and stem. Four hatchments in north
chapel of late C18/early C19 date. Early C16 painting in north aisle, of
St Christopher. Two circa 1300 piscinae in chancel and north chapel with
trefoiled heads. C15 bell. Some C13 fragments of stained glass. Monuments:
late C13 knight effigy. Elizabeth Talbot 1629 black marble table top on albaster
legs, with arched back panel. Lady Mary Seymour by Chantrey 1827 seated woman.
Countess of Aboyne 1830 decorated tomb chest with canopy. RCHM (1) page 69.

Listing NGR: TL1682696516

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