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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1054512



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lydham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257079

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2/164 Church of The Holy Trinity

21/3/68 GV II*

Parish church. C13, restored in 1642, 1885, and 1891-2. Coursed and random rubble with slate roofs. Nave, lower chancel, and south porch. Parapeted gable end to east and gabled bellcote to west with twin arched openings. Nave: south side: chamfered arched doorway to left with hoodmould and 6-panelled door; gabled porch with arched entrance and side benches within; central cusped 2-light window with hoodmould and carved stops; cusped lancet to right. North side: 2-light circa 1885 window in a C14 style with hoodmould and uncarved stops. West end: cusped 2-light circa 1885 window with hoodmould and uncarved stops; wall above thickened to support bellcote and forming hood over window. Chancel: south side: 2 buttresses; one-light square headed cusped window to left, and one-light square headed window to right with cusped ogee tracery; 2 buttresses to north and later lean-to shed; east end: 3-light C19 window with reticulated quatrefoil tracery and hoodmould with uncarved stops. Interior: restored C15 three-bay nave roof with struts from arch-braced collars, double purlins, and windbraces; probably C15 arch- braced single framed chancel roof. Fittings include: cut down C17 box pews; plain C17 octagonal wooden pulpit with gadrooned frieze; octagonal stone font with chamfered stem on step; C17 panelling on east wall of chancel with some arched panels, gadrooning, and guilloche ornament; hatchment on south wall of chancel. Cranage, Part 5, Pp. 416-7; N.Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, P.192; Kelly's Directory 1913, P.145.

Listing NGR: SO3356391065

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 146-7
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 192
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1913), 145

National Grid Reference: SO 33563 91065


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