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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: FORMER CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

List entry Number: 1388288

Location

FORMER CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, TRINITY STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
BoltonMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 476290

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Details

BOLTON

SD70NW TRINITY STREET 797-1/4/224 (South side) 26/04/74 Former Church of the Holy Trinity

II

Anglican church, now redundant. 1823-5. Philip Hardwick, architect. Ashlar faced with slate roofs. 'Commissioners' Gothic style with Perpendicular detail. West tower, galleried nave with shallow chancel. EXTERIOR: 4 stage tower, with angle buttresses and triple chamfered west doorway with paired tiered windows above. Clock, and 3-light bell-chamber opening. Angle pinnacles to parapet. North and south doors in narrow bay to east of tower, (internally a narthex with stairs to gallery), triple chamfered doorways with tiered 3-light windows above. Wider nave of 7 bays divided by buttresses with terminal crocketed pinnacles, and embattled parapet running between them, and a 3-light tiered window in each bay. Shallow chancel with foiled lancet window to north and south, 9-light east window, and flat roofed vestry (part of the original build) to east. INTERIOR: Many fixtures and fititngs removed c1997. Double-stair to gallery in western vestibule leading to gallery to west, south and north of nave, which has arcades of 5 bays with composite shafts carrying 4-centred arches. Vaulted ceiling. 2 bays to integral choir which has raised-floor level. Wall paintings each side of chancel arch, depicting the nativity and the ascension. Vaulted ceiling to shallow chancel, which has encaustic tiled floor. Despite the removal of internal fixtures and fittings, this early C19 church remains a distinguished and well-detailed example of the 'Commissioners Gothic' style.





Listing NGR: SD7183708670

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National Grid Reference: SD 71837 08670

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