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Holy Trinity Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Holywell, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2894 / 53°17'21"N

Longitude: -3.2101 / 3°12'36"W

OS Eastings: 319427

OS Northings: 377619

OS Grid: SJ194776

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z0D.TK

Mapcode Global: WH76K.NLK4

Entry Name: Holy Trinity Church

Listing Date: 19 August 1991

Last Amended: 19 August 1991

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 502

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Set in small churchyard near NE end of Greenfield; E end faces main road.

County: Flintshire

Community: Holywell (Treffynnon)

Community: Holywell

Locality: Greenfield

Built-Up Area: Holywell

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Begun 1870 by Ewan Christian, the well known church architect; cost ú2200. Chancel added 1910-11 by John Douglas, architect of Chester; cost ú1000. Early English Gothic.

Exterior

Comprises nave with lean-to S aisle and stepped down chancel with vestry. Rubble with freestone dressings; slate roof with cresting and gabled bellcote to E end of nave. Low gabled S porch; near E end of the aisle is a gabled organ chamber with stepped 3-light window and blocked arch on E face indicates the more ambitious chancel that Christian planned. Stepped 3-light chancel windows; dated inscription. Alternating N side windows. Grander 5-light W window with tall central lancet.

Interior

An arcade with cylindrical piers and square uncut capitals; arched brace roof with stone brackets. 2-order chancel arch and canted boarded chancel ceiling. Gothic furnishings and painted reredos.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a prominent ecclestical building in the Greenfield area designed by architects of national significance.

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  • II The Surgery
    Set back slightly from the road; detached.
  • II Plas-yn-Morfa
    Situated between the main coast road and the Chester to Holyhead Railway. Set in its own grounds and reached from the main road along short drive.
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  • I Basingwerk Abbey
    Near the N end of the Greenfield Valley.
  • II Minffordd Cottage
    Below the main coast road near the NW boudary of the Holywell Community Council area. Reached via main entrance to Bodlondeb Farm. Detached to NW.

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