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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Churchover, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4229 / 52°25'22"N

Longitude: -1.2508 / 1°15'2"W

OS Eastings: 451044

OS Northings: 280811

OS Grid: SP510808

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q0.2KZ

Mapcode Global: VHCTK.8CLF

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 16 October 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408940

Location: Churchover, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Civil Parish: Churchover

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Churchover Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

CHURCHOVER CHURCH STREET
SP58SW (West side)
4/25 Church of Holy Trinity
16/10/60
GV II*
Church. C15 with C12 origins, but mostly rebuilt 1896 by Basset Smith. C15
tower, spire rebuilt C19. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and C20
tile roof. Chancel and aisled nave with west tower and south porch and vestry.
Apsidal chancel demolished, chancel (without apse) rebuilt C19. Early English
style door to south. 3-light window to east. Decorated style windows to north
and south. Vestry attached to south aisle. Nave of 3 bays with C19 two-light
windows to north and south aisles. C14 two-light window to east of north aisle.
C19 plank door within C13 pointed doorway of 2 orders of shafts with chamfered
surrounds and head-mould with label stops. C19 porch with Early English style
doorway. Buttresses to walls and angles of nave and chancel. Gables are coped.
C15 west tower of 3 stages. Plinth and angle buttresses up to third stage.
3-light cusped window to west of first stage with chamfered surround. One
square-headed light to west, north and east of second stage. C15 two-light
cusped square-headed windows to 4 sides of third stage. C16 parapet to third
stage. C15 hexagonal spire, the top rebuilt C19. Interior: Original C15 south
arcade remains. 3 bays of polygonal piers with responds to east and west.
Hood-mould has C15 label stops of carved heads. Triple chamfered tower arch.
Norman font to centre of nave with carved polygonal cover dated 1673. Norman
capital of stylised foliage reset in west wall of south aisle. C13 tomb slab
reset below. In west wall of south aisle alabaster monument to William Price,
his wife and her parents erected 1595. Both couples kneel facing each other over
prayer desks. 3 corinthian columns support an entablature supporting coats of
arms and putti heads. An inscription reads "AVOET PARENTI BENE MERENTIBUS
WILLIMUS PRICEUS EQ. AVRAT H.M.L.L.P.". In west wall of north aisle a marble
monument to Charles Dixwell of Coton and Abigail his wife, erected 1641.
Corinthian columns support an entablature. Charles and his wife kneel facing
each other in an aspect of prayer. The demi-figures of their sons and daughter
pray below. C18 wall monument in north wall of chancel.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire p.232)


Listing NGR: SP5104480811

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