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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade I Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3225 / 54°19'21"N

Longitude: -2.7443 / 2°44'39"W

OS Eastings: 351683

OS Northings: 492138

OS Grid: SD516921

Mapcode National: GBR 9L8G.N8

Mapcode Global: WH82W.TMC4

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75420

Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kendal

Built-Up Area: Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kendal Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

(East side)

11/79 Church of the Holy

G.V. I

Parish Church. Established by 1232 (date on indulgence issued for fabric
repairs); later medieval additions. Comprehensive C19 restorations in
Perpendicular style. Earlier masonry coursed, squared, rubble; later work
snecked rubble. Chamfered plinths and stepped buttresses. Graduated slate
roofs with gargoyles and pinnacles. Rectangular plan with double aisles;
chancel and west tower incorporated internally. West porch; 1934 vestry
adjoining north side not of interest. Eastern chapels of Bellingham, Parr, and
Strickland families contain some fine tombs and memorials. Memorial by Flaxman
on north wall; memorial to George Romney on west wall. One of widest medieval
parish churches in Britain (103 ft). For detailed description, history, and
plans see: J.F. Curwen "The Parish Church of Kendal" in Transactions of
Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, Old Series Vol.
XVI, pp.157-220; R.C.H.M. (1936), Westmorland, pp.119-122. Forms focus of
churchyard group and major feature on riverside.

Listing NGR: SD5168992139

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