CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1319009

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1951

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, KIRKLAND

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, KIRKLAND

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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland (District Authority)

Parish: Kendal

National Grid Reference: SD 51683 92137

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History

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Details

SD 5192 SE KENDAL KIRKLAND (East side)

11/79 Church of the Holy Trinity

24-4-51 G.V. I

Parish Church. Established by 1232 (date on indulgence issued for fabric repairs); later medieval additions. Comprehensive C19 restorations in Perpendicular style. Earlier masonry coursed, squared, rubble; later work snecked rubble. Chamfered plinths and stepped buttresses. Graduated slate roofs with gargoyles and pinnacles. Rectangular plan with double aisles; chancel and west tower incorporated internally. West porch; 1934 vestry adjoining north side not of interest. Eastern chapels of Bellingham, Parr, and Strickland families contain some fine tombs and memorials. Memorial by Flaxman on north wall; memorial to George Romney on west wall. One of widest medieval parish churches in Britain (103 ft). For detailed description, history, and plans see: J.F. Curwen "The Parish Church of Kendal" in Transactions of Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, Old Series Vol. XVI, pp.157-220; R.C.H.M. (1936), Westmorland, pp.119-122. Forms focus of churchyard group and major feature on riverside.

Listing NGR: SD5168992139

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 75420

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 16, (), 157-220
'Inventory Of Westmorland' in Inventory Of Westmorland, (1936), 119-22

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