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Ruins of Chapel of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Basingstoke, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2691 / 51°16'8"N

Longitude: -1.09 / 1°5'24"W

OS Eastings: 463580

OS Northings: 152613

OS Grid: SU635526

Mapcode National: GBR B6H.78N

Mapcode Global: VHD08.2C3F

Plus Code: 9C3W7W95+MX

Entry Name: Ruins of Chapel of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 3 May 1949

Last Amended: 6 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 137902

Location: Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG21

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Town: Basingstoke and Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Norden

Built-Up Area: Basingstoke

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Basingstoke

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


2/2 Ruins of Chapel of the
Holy Trinity
(formerly listed as
Chapel of the Holy
3.5.49 Trinity)

- II*

1524. Associated with Lord Sandys (of the Vyna) in the time of Henry VIII, the
chapel was attached to the south side of the chancel of the Holy Ghost Chapel.
A rectangular plan of 4 bays, 3-sided apse and a hexagonal stair turret at the
south-west corner. What survives is the main part of the south and east walls,
and the Tower; the walling below the cills has gone and the whole is badly
weathered. Externally the fine ashlar has large openings, with 4 central arches
containing signs of cusping at the top of 3 light mullioned windows, thin edge
mouldings lie between large hollows. Between the openings are the remains of
canopied niches, with octagonal bosses, thin panels above a plain slender octa-
gonal attached shaft, this design is repeated at the corners of the stair turret,
which is otherwise plain, with some small plain windows beneath hood-moulds.
The south door, beneath a smaller window, has disappeared. The interior walling
is in red brickwork, English bond.

Scheduled Ancient Monument.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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