CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1105150
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1958
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Landcross
National Grid Reference:
SS 46275 23847

Details

LANDCROSS SS42SE 7/119 Church of Holy 20.2.58 Trinity GV. II * Anglican parish church. C15. Coursed slatestone rubble, rendered to north; gabled slate roof; early C19 bell cupola to west, clad in slate hanging and with ball finial surmounting pyramidal roof. Nave and chancel. East gable wall has curved timbers at ceiling height; hood mould over 3-light Perpendicular window with panel tracery. Two-bay south wall has label moulds over 2 and 3-light mullioned windows with trefoiled square heads; heads of 3-light windows have been restored in late C19. Late C19 gabled porch with chamfered pointed-arched doorway. Label mould over similar 3-light trefoil-headed window in west gable. Interior: C15 waggon roof with moulded ribs throughout; roof in chancel has finely-carved vine trails and 2 angels. Fittings: early C17 panelling and C16 linenfold panelling to rear of reredos. Pulpit has early C16 decoratively-carved panels reset in mid C19 frame. Fine C16 bench ends have carved tracery, blank shields under cinquefoiled arches, carved heads and figures. C15-C16 floor tiles. C12 cushion-shaped font set on column with cable moulding; the font is set in the west gable wall and is flanked by reset C16 linenfold panels and C17 engaged balusters. C18 Royal Arms on west wall. Monuments: slatestone slab to Anthony Clifford, d. 1649, next to pulpit; C17-C18 ledger stones. Tablet to John Wills, d. 1861, in nave. Stained glass: plain glass with coloured borders presented by John Ford, 1870. (Buildings of England: North Devon, p,l14; National Monuments Record).

Listing NGR: SS4627523847

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
91436
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Devon North, (1952), 114

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/10751/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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