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Latitude: 52.6072 / 52°36'25"N
Longitude: -2.9747 / 2°58'28"W
OS Eastings: 334092
OS Northings: 301489
OS Grid: SJ340014
Mapcode National: GBR B7.8VQ8
Mapcode Global: WH8C3.8QQM
Entry Name: Church of Holy Trinity
Listing Date: 21 March 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366983
English Heritage Legacy ID: 257465
Location: Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Worthen with Shelve
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Hope
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
WORTHEN C.P. HOPE
SJ 30 SW
5/134 Church of Holy
Parish church. 1843 by Edward Haycock. Uncoursed limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings; machine tile roof has coped verges and plain
corbel table. Nave with west bellcote, chancel, south porch and north
vestry; lancet style. Nave: buttressed in 5 bays, broad lancets with
hoodmoulds and continuous moulded cill band; gabled porch in second
bay from west on south and gabled bellcote with twin pointed bell
openings over 3-light west window; gabled vestry in second bay from
west on north. Short one-bay chancel; broad lancet with hoodmould
on south; east window similar to west window of nave but with hoodmoulds.
Interior: multi-strutted collar and tie beam roof like that at Church
of Holy Trinity, Middleton, Chirbury C.P. (q.v.); otherwise very plain,
main feature -of interest being west gallery supported on 2 cast-
iron columns; plain pointed chancel arch. Majority of fittings and
furnishings including stained glass in east window (1867) are late
C19. The church is set in a picturesque churchyard and is approached
by a small wooden bridge (not included in this list) over a stream
to south. B.O.E. p.152; D. H. S. Cranage, The Churches of Shropshire,
Part 7 (1905) p.549.
Listing NGR: SJ3409201489
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