Church of the Holy Trinity

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1180335
Date first listed:
24-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
Church of the Holy Trinity, Church Street

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of the Holy Trinity, Church Street

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Stafford (District Authority)
Parish:
Eccleshall
National Grid Reference:
SJ 82758 29179

Details

SJ 8229 19/1

ECCLESHALL CHURCH STREET (north side) Church of the Holy Trinity

24.01.67

I One of the most important churches in Staffordshire. Stone with tiled roof. Nave and aisles, chancel, chancel north chapel and west tower. Chancel, arcades and tower largely C13. Aisles rebuilt C15. Restored C15 south porch with quadripartite vault. The east end of the chancel by G.E. Street who restored the church in 1866-69. Priest's door in chancel west wall. The church contains the tombs of four Bishops of Lichfield, including in the chancel a fine memorial to Bishop Overton, 1609, with recumbent effigy and those of his two wives kneeling. Reredos by Champneys, 1898. Altarpiece and screen in north chapel, and organ case in late Gothic style by Caröe, 1931. Grade I for architectural importance.

Listing NGR: SJ8275229180

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
272146
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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