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

City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 55455 39310



SK53NE CHURCH STREET, Lenton 646-1/7/793 (South East side) Church of Holy Trinity


Parish church. 1842. By HI Stevens. Ashlar, with slate and concrete tile roofs. Gothic Revival style. PLAN: chancel, vestry, nave with clerestory, aisles, north porch, west tower. EXTERIOR: plinth, sill band, coped parapets and gables, shallow buttresses. Windows are plain lancets with hood moulds. Chancel, 3 bays, has a graduated 3-light east window, and 3 windows to south. Vestry, to north, has a single window to north and east. Clerestory has 5 windows each side, divided by pilasters. South aisle has 5 paired windows, and single windows to east and west. North aisle has 4 paired windows, and single window to west. North porch has coped gable with angle buttresses, with double chamfered doorway, and a window each side. Square west tower, 3 stages, has angle buttresses and coped parapet with pinnacles. Chamfered west door under a gable, with single windows east and west. Above, a graduated 3-light window, with single windows north and south. Clock dials above. Bell stage has triple openings each side, with a clock to east. INTERIOR: rendered, has moulded chancel arch with single lancet above. Nave and chancel have arch braced hammer beam roofs. East end has a floral stained glass window to Francis Wright, died 1873, and an elaborate tile and mosaic reredos with figures, c1902. Wooden altar rail with bowed centre. North side has organ opening, south side a Tudor arched door. Nave has 4-bay arcades with quatrefoil piers and double chamfered arches. In the east bay, an ashlar and marble screen wall and pulpit, 1902, under a Perpendicular style traceried wooden screen and crest. At the west end, a 2-tier panelled gallery and screen, with glazed porches and screens below. North aisle has stained glass windows 1902, 1911 and 1931. lancet at east end with organ pipes. South aisle has stained glass windows 1873, 1897, 1914, and at the east end, 1873. Fittings include the outstandingly rare cubical font, mid C12, from Lenton Priory, with elaborate figure carving on 3 sides. Stepped base, 1904. Late C19 stalls and desks, mid C19 benches. Memorials include 6 marble and slate tablets, C19, and arch-topped bronze tablet, 1917, to Albert Ball. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 253-254).

Listing NGR: SK5545539310


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Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 253-254


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: 17 Mar 2005
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