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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Harpurhey, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.514 / 53°30'50"N

Longitude: -2.2073 / 2°12'26"W

OS Eastings: 386351

OS Northings: 401940

OS Grid: SD863019

Mapcode National: GBR DS3.QB

Mapcode Global: WHB99.2Y50

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283093

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388024

Location: Manchester, M9

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Harpurhey

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Blackley Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SD80SE COBDEN STREET, Harpurhey
698-1/3/706 (East side)
20/06/88 Church of the Holy Trinity
(Formerly Listed as:
COBDEN STREET, Blackley
Church of the Holy Trinity)

II

Church. 1908, by Basil Champneys (unfinished). Bright red
brick with some sandstone dressings, pantile roof. Arts and
Crafts Gothic style. Five-bay aisled nave, low chancel
(probably not to original design), narthex. Prominent
slab-like buttresses rising above eaves and finished with
tiled gables, including 2 at west end of south side which have
tusking for intended tower (unbuilt); at west end, a
full-width lean-to narthex piercing 4 buttresses which are
ramped over its roof. Pointed arched west window of 5 lights
with Gothic tracery of stone, and Gothic niches in the
flanking bays; 5-light clerestory windows, square-headed
single lights to the aisles. Bell turret over chancel arch.
Interior: giant pointed-arched arcades, each arch enclosing a
pair of arches with octagonal piers; narrow aisles; panelled
roof with transverse arches; chancel arch blocked to form flat
east end; polygonal font.


Listing NGR: SD8635101940

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

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