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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Cradley Heath and Old Hill, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.4742 / 52°28'27"N

Longitude: -2.0672 / 2°4'1"W

OS Eastings: 395532

OS Northings: 286257

OS Grid: SO955862

Mapcode National: GBR 4TV.MF

Mapcode Global: VH9Z0.420L

Plus Code: 9C4VFWFM+M4

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219294

ID on this website: 101216216

Location: Holy Trinity Church, Old Hill, Sandwell, West Midlands, B64

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: Cradley Heath and Old Hill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Dudley (Dudley)

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Old Hill Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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SO 98 NE
Old Hill, Cradley Heath
8/83 Church of the Holy Trinity


Church. Circa 1875. Snecked rock-faced red sandstone with some yellow sand-
stone dressings and tile roof. Comprises a nave, north and south transepts,
north porch, north organ chamber, and south-east tower. The windows contain
Geometrical tracery of various descriptions. The tower has angle buttresses
to its outer corner, incorporating a stair tower and terminating with a large
stone finial. The other corners of the tower, which has a parapet, have
pinnacles. The paired bell openings are pointed with traceried heads. On
both north and south sides the nave has three bays to the east of a porch.
To the west there are two bays on both sides. On the south side there are
3-light windows with flat heads, and round windows above. On the north side
the lower part is covered by mid-C20 additions. The west wall has similar
additions, with two 2-light windows above flanking one of three lights. The
transepts have 5-light windows. The east window is of three lights. Interior:
nave divided by mid-C20 partition wall to west of porch entrances. Roof trusses
rise from corbels, with alternate ones of false hammer-beam type. Trusses have
upper and lower arch-braced collars linked by slim king-post. Roof boarded at
upper collar level. To the west, north and south of the crossing the trusses
are paired. At the crossing two trusses intersect. The chancel arch is moulded
and pointed and has paired corbelled shafts as responds.

Listing NGR: SO9553286257

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