Church Of The Holy Trinity
- 24 Jul 2002
- Church Of The Holy Trinity, Lydham, South Shropshire, Shropshire
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SO 39 SW LYDHAM C.P. LYDHAM
2/164 Church of The Holy Trinity
21/3/68 GV II*
Parish church. C13, restored in 1642, 1885, and 1891-2. Coursed and random rubble with slate roofs. Nave, lower chancel, and south porch. Parapeted gable end to east and gabled bellcote to west with twin arched openings.
Nave: south side: chamfered arched doorway to left with hoodmould and 6-panelled door; gabled porch with arched entrance and side benches within; central cusped 2-light window with hoodmould and carved stops; cusped lancet to right. North side: 2-light circa 1885 window in a C14 style with hoodmould and uncarved stops. West end: cusped 2-light circa 1885 window with hoodmould and uncarved stops; wall above thickened to support bellcote and forming hood over window. Chancel: south side: 2 buttresses; one-light square headed cusped window to left, and one-light square headed window to right with cusped ogee tracery; 2 buttresses to north and later lean-to shed; east end: 3-light C19 window with reticulated quatrefoil tracery and hoodmould with uncarved stops. Interior: restored C15 three-bay nave roof with struts from arch-braced collars, double purlins, and windbraces; probably C15 arch- braced single framed chancel roof. Fittings include: cut down C17 box pews; plain C17 octagonal wooden pulpit with gadrooned frieze; octagonal stone font with chamfered stem on step; C17 panelling on east wall of chancel with some arched panels, gadrooning, and guilloche ornament; hatchment on south wall of chancel. Cranage, Part 5, Pp. 416-7; N.Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, P.192; Kelly's Directory 1913, P.145.
Listing NGR: SO3356391065
Copyright IoE Mr John Annetts. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Annetts, John
Rights Holder: Annetts, John
Rubble, Slate, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship