CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1389023
Date first listed:
14-Feb-1975
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, SPILSBY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, SPILSBY ROAD

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
Boston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 33350 44775

Details

BOSTON

TF3344NW SPILSBY ROAD 716-1/5/190 (North side) 14/02/75 Church of the Holy Trinity

II

Parish church. 1846-8 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, 1988 addition by John Webster of Leeds. Limestone ashlar with Westmorland slate roof, western lobby addition in artificial stone. STYLE: Decorated Gothic. PLAN: nave with clerestorey, aisles, transepts, south-west porch. At the west end a 1988 flat-roofed extension with parapet, links to C20 church hall. EXTERIOR: above the west window of 4 lights with reticulated tracery and glabed bellcote and angel corbels. Western extension of 1920s choir vestry, now part of lobby entrance, with chamfered plinth and moulded parapet. A pair of 3-light windows with trefoiled ogee heads. The aisles have plinth, parapet, stepped buttresses and three 2-light ogee-headed windows. The transepts have offset buttresses, cross fleury to gables and 4-light pointed window with flowing tracery. The gabled north vestry has a traceried 2-light pointed window and ogee-headed doorway. In the east gable, and north side of the chancel 2-light flowing traceried windows. 5-light flowing traceried window to east end of nave. Angled buttresses with griffins head. Nave clerestorey with 4 circular lights with trefoils or quatrefoils. Slightly later gabled south porch, with double chamfered door and hood, with side lights. INTERIOR: 4-bay nave arcade with octagonal piers and capitals with ball flower motif and stiff leaf carving. Double chamfered pointed arches. Responds at each end with half octagonal corbels. Crown post roof with braces to tie beams on carved stone corbels. At each end of aisle an arch into a short transept, and nave arch into transept. Tall moulded pointed tower arch with decorated capitals and angel supporters to corbels. FITTINGS: include an octagonal C19 carved font, stone pulpit with panelled traceried sides. Contemporary carved altar rail and reredos.





Listing NGR: TF3335044775

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
486485
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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