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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade I Listed Building in Whatley, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2217 / 51°13'18"N

Longitude: -2.4034 / 2°24'12"W

OS Eastings: 371922

OS Northings: 147021

OS Grid: ST719470

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.3BX0

Mapcode Global: VH97C.9K89

Plus Code: 9C3V6HCW+MJ

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266897

Location: Whatley, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Whatley

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/201 Church of the Holy Trinity



Church. 1844-46 by George Gilbert Scott and William Moffatt, further work by William George Brown of Frome, for James
Fussell. Doulting ashlar, lead sheeting roofs. Free Decorated style. 4-bay nave, lower 2 bay chancel; both with
gargoyles and angel figures, some holding Fussell edge tools; elaborate South porch, ogee headed outer door opening.
West end has lancets flanking a central buttress ascending to a polygonal bell lantern, an ogee headed opening in each
face, above a crocketed spire. Nave windows of 2-lights, chancel has lancets, East window of 3 lights, Geometrical
tracery. Chancel has priests door to South with ogee crocketed canopy. Plastered interior, collar beam roof to nave,
chancel under plain wagon roof. Nave contains re-sited rood screen on North wall, octagonal font with crocketed niches,
small organ by Gray and Davidson, and elaborate stone pulpit. Chancel has tile floor, choir stalls and carved
misericords, reredos with crocketed finials and niches containing paintings of angels, by W.L.T. Collins of Frome.
North corner has niche containing tomb of Jacob Fussell. East window has glass in medieval style, remaining openings
have simple stained glass. (Robin Athill, Old Mendip, 1964).

Listing NGR: ST7193247021

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

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