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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.

Name: CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

List entry Number: 1180335

Location

CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, CHURCH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
StaffordshireStaffordDistrict AuthorityEccleshall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 272146

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Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ECCLESHALL CHURCH STREET 1. 5373 (north side) Eccleshall Church of the SJ 8229 19/1 24.1.67 Holy Trinity

I 2. One of the most important churches in Staffordshire. Stone with tiled roof. Nave and aisles, chancel, chancel north chapel and west tower. Chancel, arcades and tower largely C13. Aisles rebuilt C15. Restored C15 south porch with quadripartite vault. The east end of the chancel by G E Street who restored the church in 1866-9. Priest's door in chancel west wall. The church contains the tombs of 4 Bishops of Lichfield,including in the chancel a fine memorial to Bishop Overton, 1609,with recumbent effigy and those of his 2 wives kneeling. Reredos by Champneys, 1898. Altar-piece and screen in north chapel, and organ case in late Gothic style by Caroe, 1931. Grade I for architectural importance.

Listing NGR: SJ8275229180

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National Grid Reference: SJ 82758 29179

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