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Holy Trinity Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Martin, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.1252 / 53°7'30"N

Longitude: -0.3259 / 0°19'33"W

OS Eastings: 512121

OS Northings: 359978

OS Grid: TF121599

Mapcode National: GBR GQP.2FL

Mapcode Global: WHGJN.YQZ0

Plus Code: 9C5X4MGF+3J

Entry Name: Holy Trinity Church

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358292

Location: Martin, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LN4

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Martin

Built-Up Area: Martin

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Martin Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TF 15 NW (north side)
Holy Trinity Church
- II

Parish Church. 1876, tower built 1911, by T H Wyatt. Rock faced limestone with
ashlar dressings. C20 tile roofs with ashlar coped gables, moulded kneelers and
finials. Flush ashlar quoins, chamfered plinth and chamfered cill band. Angle
buttresses with set-offs. South west tower, nave, transepts and chancel, with north
organ chamber and south vestry. West front has 2 pairs of tall lancets, with a
wheel window above, and a small lancet in the gable. The north front has a single
lancet, then 2 pairs of lancets. The north transept has 2 single lancets, with
a single central lancet above, and a small quatrefoil in the gable. The organ
chamber has a tall ornate chimney stack. The octagonal, apsidal east end has single
small outer lancets, and pairs of inner lancets. The vestry has a single 2-light
mullion window and a Caernarvon arched priest door. The south transept has 2 single
lancets, with a single central lancet above, and a small quatrefoil in the gable.
The south aisle has 2 pairs of lancets, and the western bay contains the projecting
3 stage tower, incorporating a porch. The tower has a moulded and double chamfered
plinth, chamfered stage bands, angle buttresses with set-offs, and is topped with
gargoyles, stepped battlements and a pyramidal slate roof with an ornate weather
vane. The south face has a pointed arched doorway, with inner chamfered arch and
moulded outer arch supported on block shafts, with moulded bases and foliate
capitals, with C19 double doors. Above a 2-light pointed arched window with Y-
tracery. Above again a pair of bell openings with cusped pointed lights, repeated
on all 4 sides. The east face has a single small lancet on the ground floor, and
the west face has a projecting octagonal stair turret in the re-entrant angle with
2 small slit windows and a stone cap. All the windows have chamfered ashlar
surrounds. The inner porch doorway, is pointed arched with a roll moulded inner
arch and a double chamfered outer arch, and double plank doors. Interior: double
chamfered transept arches, and chamfered chancel arch. Wooden scissor braced roof.
Wooden pews, pulpit and choir stalls, fine stone font. Cusped piscina. 3 small
stain glass windows.

Listing NGR: TF1212159978

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