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Latitude: 52.5962 / 52°35'46"N
Longitude: -2.103 / 2°6'10"W
OS Eastings: 393121
OS Northings: 299830
OS Grid: SO931998
Mapcode National: GBR 1KF.SQ
Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.N0SH
Plus Code: 9C4VHVWW+FR
Entry Name: Church of Holy Trinity
Listing Date: 31 March 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1282493
English Heritage Legacy ID: 378370
Location: Heath Town, Wolverhampton, WV10
Electoral Ward/Division: Heath Town
Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Heath Town Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SO99NW CHURCH STREET, Heathtown
895-1/5/69 (West side)
Church of Holy Trinity
Church. 1849-52. By Edward Banks. Sandstone ashlar with tile
roofs. Nave with lean-to aisles, south west steeple and north
porch; chancel and north vestry. Decorated Gothic style.
Weathered buttresses; sill courses; coped gables with crosses.
3-bay chancel has 5-light east window and 3-light windows to
north and south; buttresses have traceried gablets. Vestry
under catslide roof has gabled bay with end stack; 3
ogee-headed lights to east, 2-light window to north, and
pointed entrance. Nave has 6-bay clerestory with paired
pointed lights between flat buttresses; 4-light west window,
buttress to left has beast corbels; aisles have 2-light
windows with head stops to hoods; 3-light south aisle east and
north aisle west windows; gabled north porch has entrance of
one order with foliate capitals; return lights. 3-stage tower
has setback buttresses; gabled south entrance of 3 orders,
Tudor and ball flower, headstops to hood, applied tracery to
door; 3-light west window with reticulated tracery; stair
lights to filled-in angles of buttress to left; lancets to 2nd
stage; 3rd stage recessed with pilaster buttresses and corbel
table; 2-light triple-chamfered bell openings, head stops;
broach spire has clock faces and 2 tiers of lucarnes.
INTERIOR: deep-arch-braced roofs on wall shafts; organ loft to
north of chancel; chancel arch on shafts; nave arcades on
quatrefoil piers; rich arcaded reredos; open traceried chancel
screen, 1902; stone pulpit and octagonal font. Wall memorials,
include that to Anne Jenks (d.1917), portrait in aedicule;
encaustic tiles to chancel and encaustic memorial tiles to
nave; glass to chancel and some to aisles.
A well-proportioned example of an Ecclesiological church with
good interior features.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London:
Listing NGR: SO9312199830
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