Holy Trinity Church, Dover Street, Ryde - Isle of Wight (UA)

Large town church with prominent tower and spire, designed 1841 by Thomas Hellyer. At risk due to leaking rainwater goods, decaying stonework, water penetration and timber decay, including to the transept floors. Closed as a parish church in January 2014 but remains in Church of England ownership, and is being used for new forms of worship and by the local community.

Holy Trinity Church, Dover Street, Ryde - Isle of Wight (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1234634
  • Local Planning Authority: Isle of Wight (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Holy Trinity Church
  • Street Name: Dover Street
  • Unitary Authority: Isle of Wight (UA)
  • Parish: Ryde
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Isle of Wight
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II, CA