CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1323087
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, FRONT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, FRONT STREET

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wingate
National Grid Reference:
NZ 40012 37147

Details

NZ 43 NW WINGATE FRONT STREET (East side)

5/38 Church of the 20/2/67 Holy Trinity

II

Parish church. 1840-1 by George Jackson of Durham. Hammer-dressed limestone with mainly rendered sandstone surrounds; Welsh slate roofs. Aisleless nave with west porch and south-west choir vestry; chancel with vicar's vestry to north. Early English style. 4-bay nave with continuous chamfered plinth, sill band and clasping buttresses to east and west. North and south walls have buttressed recessed bays with single lancets and corbel tables. West end: gabled porch with restored pointed outer arch, bold dogtooth and single colonettes; flanking lancets in recessed wall panels and gabled bellcote above. Steeply-pitched roof with coped gables. Choir vestry has 3 renewed fixed lights. Lower and narrower 3-bay chancel has chamfered plinth and sill band, stepped at east end; 3 lancets in south wall; clasping-buttressed east end has 3 renewed stepped trefoil-headed lancets under slightly-ogival hoodmould. Steeply-pitched roof with coped gable. Vicar's vestry has pointed-arched doorway to east and single lancet to north.

Unplastered interior. Nave roof has 7 combined king-post and scissor-braced trusses on eaves corbels with bowtell moulding. Worn double-chamfered pointed chancel arch on similar mid-wall corbels. Fittings: nave has 3 ranks of mid C19 pews; painted Caen-stone font with octagonal bowl on 5 colonnettes said to be after a design of Chantrey. Chancel has early C20 panelling and stalls. First World War memorial east window by William Glasby of London depicts Crucifixion and Saints Cuthbert and George.

Listing NGR: NZ4001237147

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
109451
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/08580/34
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