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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Messingham, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.5324 / 53°31'56"N

Longitude: -0.6582 / 0°39'29"W

OS Eastings: 489033

OS Northings: 404805

OS Grid: SE890048

Mapcode National: GBR RWVL.9G

Mapcode Global: WHGGK.VGRW

Plus Code: 9C5XG8JR+WP

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 6 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165752

Location: Messingham, North Lincolnshire, DN17

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Messingham

Built-Up Area: Messingham

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Messingham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Church. C13 nave arcades, Cl4-C15 reset windows. Tower rebuilt late C18,
remainder largely rebuilt 1818-21, with restorations 1890 and vestry of
1894. Coursed ironstone rubble with dressed stone band to rebuilt portions
of tower, aisles and south porch. Ashlar dressings, slate roofs. West
tower, 4-bay aisled nave with south porch and vestry adjoining north aisle,
2-bay chancel. 3-stage tower has chamfered plinth, quoins, west lancet to
first stage, flat band, circular window, moulded string course, round-headed
belfry openings and moulded cornice, coped battlements and crocketed
finials. South aisle has quoins, 3-light square-headed windows with C19
tracery, a pointed west window with C19 intersecting tracery, dripmould and
headstops, and an east door and 2-light square-headed window with
Reticulated tracery; parapet and finials. North aisle has quoins, 2- and
3-light square headed windows with C19 tracery. Clerestory has triangular-
headed 3-light windows on north side. Chancel has square-headed 2-light
windows and a pointed 3-light past window with early Perpendicular tracery,
dripmould and headstops. South porch has moulded pointed outer door and
pointed double-chamfered inner door. Interior: north arcade has pointed
double-chamfered arches on octagonal central pier, outer cylindrical piers,
keeled east respond and filleted west repond. Later C13 south arcade has
double-chamfered arches on filleted quatrefoil piers with keeled responds.
Plain moulded capitals and bases throughout. C19 chancel arch, tower
doorway and segmental-headed openings into south aisle. Decorated aumbry in
chancel. Fragments of C14-C16 stained glass to east window and aisles.
Monuments include: 1759 slate and ashlar wall tablet to Rev John Farrand
with broken pediment, urn and carved cherub's head base; 1770 marble
monument to Mary Farrand with coat of arms and urn on pediment, by J Wallis
of Newark. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England; Lincolnshire,
1978, pp 315-6.

Listing NGR: SE8903304805

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