CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1289256
Date first listed:
19-Aug-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY, MAIN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY, MAIN ROAD

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

District:
Buckinghamshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Drayton Parslow
National Grid Reference:
SP 83732 28412

Details

SP 82 NW DRAYTON PARSLOW MAIN ROAD (North side) 4/5

19.8.59 Church of The Holy Trinity

GV II*

Parish church. Fragments of C12 masonry, C14 chancel, C15 nave and W. tower,C16 S. porch. All much restored C19. Coursed lime and ironstone rubble with dressed blocks for tower. Slate roof to nave, tiled chancel and porch, W.tower of 2 stages with diagonal buttresses, plain parapet, 2-light cusped openings with flat hoodmoulds to bell-chamber and 2-light traceried window to west. Nave has plinth, plain ironstone parapet, and 2 bays of 2-light traceried windows, one to south with original hoodmould and carved head stops. Similar hood to N. door. S. door has moulded arch. Porch has C16 roof with curved wind-braces, small slit window to south, and stone benches, chancel has one bay of 2-light windows with ogee tracery. S. wall has small C19 doorway and additional 2-light traceried window. 3-light perpendicular E. window. Interior: Tall triple chamfered tower arch. Nave windows have reveals with original chamfered edges. Double chamfered chancel arch on corbels with carved heads. C19 roofs and sedilia. Fittings: Fine late C15 hexagonal font with wide battlemented basin and heraldic shields to sides, on niches with ogee canopied heads, crockets and finials, and moulded and chamfered base. C15 alabaster panel over altar has relief of the Crucifixion. Fragments of C15 glass, C17 credence table and carved door to aumbry. Other fittings and glass C19 - early C20.

RCHM II p 99-100

Listing NGR: SP8373228412

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
397570
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North, (1913)

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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