CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1156049
Date first listed:
24-Nov-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Plenmeller with Whitfield
National Grid Reference:
NY 77926 56863

Details

NY 75 NE PLENMELLER WITH WHITFIELD WHITFIELD

8/199 Church of the Holy Trinity 24.11.67 II*

Parish Church 1859-60 by A.B. Higham of Wakefield and Newcastle. Squared stone with dressings, grey slate roof. Cruciform plan with central tower and spire, 3-bay north nave aisle and north organ chamber, south porch. Free Early English style with good detail and much foliage carving. Stepped buttresses between bays and paired at angles; sill string course. Four-bay nave with porch in second bay. Side windows paired lancets with paired rear arches divided by free-standing shafts; west end has two lancets, divided by a stepped buttress, and a rose window over. Transept gables similar without the rose. Three-bay chancel with single lancets in side walls, triple in the east end. Central tower has triple-lancet belfry openings below a corbel table of trefoiled arches; stone broach spire. Interior: heavily-moulded arcade and crossing arches with dog-tooth decoration. Tierceron vault under tower; roof timbers carried on ornate corbels. Contemporary fittings, including windows by Powell. Carved reredos of 1891 flanked by trefoil-headed marble panels.

The church was built by Rev. and Mrs.J.A. Blackett Ord, in memory of her uncle William Ord from whom she inherited the Whitfield Estate.

Listing NGR: NY7792656863

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
240316
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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