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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: 1345303

Location

CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityWhatley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266897

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History

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Details

ST74NW WHATLEY CP CHANTRY

3/201 Church of the Holy Trinity

11.3.68

GV I

Church. 1844-46 by George Gilbert Scott and William Moffatt, further work by William George Brown of Frome, for James Fussell. Doulting ashlar, lead sheeting roofs. Free Decorated style. 4-bay nave, lower 2 bay chancel; both with gargoyles and angel figures, sore holding Fussell edge tools; elaborate South porch, ogee headed outer door opening. West end has lancets flanking a central buttress ascending to a polygonal bell lantern, an ogee headed opening in each face, above a crocketed spire. Nave windows of 2-lights, chancel has lancets, East window of 3 lights, Geometrical tracery. Chancel has priests door to South with ogee crocketed canopy. Plastered interior, collar beam roof to nave, chancel under plain wagon roof. Nave contains resited rood screen on North wall, octagonal font with crocketed niches, small organ by Gray and Davidson, and elaborate stone pulpit. Chancel has tile floor, choir stalls and carved misericords, reredos with crocketed finials and niches containing paintings of angels, by W.L.T. Collins of Frome. North corner has niche containing tomb of Jacob Fussell. East window has glass in medieval style, remaining openings have simple stained glass. (Robin Athill, Old Mendip, 1964).

Listing NGR: ST7193247021

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Athill, R - Title: Old Mendip - Date: 1964

National Grid Reference: ST 71922 47020

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