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Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Ulverston, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1937 / 54°11'37"N

Longitude: -3.0978 / 3°5'52"W

OS Eastings: 328468

OS Northings: 478106

OS Grid: SD284781

Mapcode National: GBR 6MTY.3F

Mapcode Global: WH725.DV2D

Plus Code: 9C6R5WV2+FV

Entry Name: Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Last Amended: 19 April 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459995

ID on this website: 101270210

Location: Ulverston, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Ulverston

Built-Up Area: Ulverston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Ulverston St Mary with Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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SD 2878,

NEW CHURCH ROAD, Church of Holy Trinity

(Formerly Listed as: NEW CHURCH LANE, Church of Holy Trinity)



Church, converted for use as sports centre, and disused at
time of survey. 1829-32. By Salvin. Interior re-ordered and
chancel added 1870 by Paley and Austin. Limestone rubble with
sandstone dressings and slate roofs.
PLAN: comprises a nave, north and south aisles, a north-west
tower with stone spire, and a lower chancel. EXTERIOR: The aisles are of
5 bays separated by buttresses and have chamfered
lancet windows. The western bay of the south aisle contains a
doorway. On the north side the 4th bay from the west contains
a doorway below a window. At the west end there is a triple
stepped lancet window above a moulded pointed doorway. The
tower has angle buttresses, a band of trefoils above paired
lancet bell openings, and corner pinnacles. The spire is
ribbed. The chancel has one trefoiled light to north and
south, and a triple stepped lancet east window.
INTERIOR: sub-divided by the insertion of walls of concrete
block and of studwork and plasterboard, and by insertion of
false ceilings. The front of the west gallery (added by Paley
and Austin) has been removed. Above ceiling level the 5-bay
nave arcades of moulded pointed arches springing from
octagonal piers with moulded caps can be seen. The chancel
arch is moulded, and there is a moulded arch spanning the nave
near its west end. The flat ceiling has tie beams carried on
corbelled brackets.
FITTINGS: The chancel contains a sedilia with twin seats, a
piscina, and a reredos of marble and alabaster.
STAINED GLASS: the west and east windows, and some of the
aisle windows, contain stained glass. One north aisle window
is said to be by Morris and another by Kempe.

Listing NGR: SD2846878106

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