CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1196998
Date first listed:
09-Nov-1972
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY, WATLING STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY, WATLING STREET

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Tamworth (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 22604 01307

Details

TAMWORTH

SK20SW WATLING STREET, Wilnecote 670-1/4/138 (North side) 09/11/72 Church of Holy Trinity

II

Church. 1821 with mid C19 vestry. Brick with ashlar dressings, ashlar to south and west; graduated slate roof and tile roof to north. Gothic Revival style. 5-bay single-vessel nave and chancel with north organ loft and vestry, and slender west tower. East end has coped gable with kneelers; 3 pointed windows with splayed plaster reveals, the central window larger and with Y-tracery, datestone above inscribed: G B/ 1821; organ loft has pointed window with wooden Y-tracery frame with leaded glazing, blocked pointed entrance to right. Vestry, formerly verger's house,of 2 storeys; 2-window range: segmental-headed entrance to left end and similar blocked central entrance; segmental-headed windows with pegged wooden frames to ground floor, similar windows to 1st floor; truncated end stack. South facade has central porch, coped gable with cross, plain pointed entrance with paired doors and offset angle buttresses; Y-tracery windows in splayed reveals, the central one truncated over porch. West end has coped gable with kneelers, Y-tracery windows flanking 3-stage tower with string courses and embattled parapet, plain pointed south entrance, small pointed lights and louvred bell openings. North elevation has ashlar cornice and Y-tracery windows. INTERIOR: corbelled king and queen-post roof. Mid C19 altar rail on enriched brass posts, other chancel furnishings of 1920s and 1930s, including open traceried screen incorporating south pulpit. Some C19 and C20 stained glass. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London: 1974-: P.312).

Listing NGR: SK2260401307

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
386566
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 312

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: 19 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01327/17
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