NEW HOLY TRINITY CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1213728
Date first listed:
19-Dec-1984
Statutory Address:
NEW HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NEW HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, MAIN STREET

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

District:
Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bothenhampton
National Grid Reference:
SY 47035 91943

Details

SY 49 SE BOTHENHAMPTON MAIN STREET, North Side

2/26 New Holy Trinity Church

GV II*

Parish Church, by E S Prior 1887-9. Nave, Chancel, south porch. Rock-faced stone walls with stone corbel table. 4 buttresses to the nave with small set-offs and gabled heads. Stone slab roofs, chancel roof lower, steep pitch. Stone gable coping at west gable. Nave, 4 bays, single lancets, the eastern most with Y-tracery, of 2-lights. Continuous string/hood mould to the nave. Short bell-cote over nave east gable with pitched roof and pierced quatrefoils. 2-light bell opening with pierced trefoil over. East side of bell-cote is corbelled out. Chancel: with 4 simple lancets. East window of 3 stepped lancets, with a large pierced trefoil over with roll-mould surround. South Porch, of nave, with steep-pitched stone slab roof. Entrance has chamfered jambs, with nook shafts and capitals. 2-centred arch over has multi-roll mouldings and a hood-mould. 3 small trefoil windows to each side. Door into church, round-headed with a roll-moulding. Interior: 4 large strainer-arches spring from low in the side-walls, pointed with masonry fill on the extrados. Close-set purlins of the roof notched in to this masonry. Moulded string at wall-plate carried on to chancel walls, and round into chancel. Pointed chancel-arch is straight-chamfered Chancel: wall- plate carried on false machicolation. North wall has an organ bay with pointed-arch entrance and 2 lancets east of this. East window has a screen-wall in front carried on irregular octagonal piers. Pointed arch head'dying into the jambs. Spherical triangle over. Fittings: font, marble, with 8 marble stems and water-holding bases, sausage capitals, late Cl9. Pulpit, stone with linenfold panels applied and guilloche ornament, with a corbelled-out stone base. Entrance to pulpit, chamfered across-the corner, and with a nodding pointed head. North vestry and organ chamber, rebuilt 1910. Altar front, of gesso, by Lethaby, shown in the Arts and Crafts Exhibition of 1889. Stained Glass, east window probably by Lethaby. F P Pitfield: Dorset Parish Churches A - D, p 84).

Listing NGR: SY4703591943

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
105046
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pitfield, FP , Dorset Parish Churches, (1981), 84

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: 23 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05618/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Fenton. Source Historic England Archive
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