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North Yorkshire
Richmondshire (District Authority)
Coverham with Agglethorpe
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SE 10397 86369



10/9 Church of Holy Trinity 13/2/67

- II*

Church. C13, C14, C15, late C16 - early C17. Rubble, stone slate roof. 3-storey west tower, nave with south aisle and south porch, chancel with north vestry. Quoins. Tower: C15. Offset diagonal buttresses to west; west window of 3 trefoil-headed lights with hollow-chamfered moulding; light vent to south side ringing floor; 2-light chamfered-mullion belfry openings on all 4 sides; embattled parapet with crocketted finials. Nave: 4 C19 north windows. South aisle: offset diagonal buttresses; late C16 - early C17 west window of 3 lights with roundheads without tracery but with trefoil carving in spandrels, all under a segmental arch with label; 3 early C14 south windows of 2 trefoil-headed lights; Perpendicular east window of 3 lights with cinquefoil heads. South porch: offset diagonal buttresses to south, pointed-arched doorway with hollow-chamfered moulding, gable cross; stone benches inside; quoined south doorway to nave with pointed arch, no capitals, ovolo moulding to chamfer, small foliate cross on right jamb. Chancel: to south, 2 late C13 lancets and one C15 window of 2 trefoil- headed lights under flat lintel; C19 3-light east window with Curvilinear tracery; to north 2 C19 3-light cinquefoiled Curvilinear windows to chancel and vestry. Ashlar coping and gable crosses to nave and chancel. Interior: south arcade of 4 double-chamfered arches dying into octagonal piers without capitals or bases. Low tower arch with almost straight sides. C19 chancel arch with deep hollow mouldings, no capitals, responds on low Perpendicular- type bases, C19 chancel east and north windows shafted internally. In chancel, C14 piscina with ogee-head and flat crockets and letters "TP". Victorian encaustic tiles dated 1878. South aisle: small plain piscina at low level, Victorian encaustic tiles. Lintel to south doorway a reused Anglo-Saxon cross shaft. In south aisle windows, small shields of painted glass in tracery, perhaps medieval. VCH i, p.223.

Listing NGR: SE1039786369


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Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 223


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

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Date: 22 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/14930/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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