Church of Holy Trinity, Hotwells
|Church of Holy Trinity|
Location within Bristol
|Town or city||Bristol|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Charles Robert Cockerell|
The interior forms a rectangle about 85 by 60 feet (26 by 18 m) and Cockerell used Wren's method of space division based on eight structural columns. The church was completely rebuilt after being gutted during the Bristol Blitz of World War II. Nothing survives of the original cruciform, galleried interior, except the use of a shallow glazed dome. The south front of the building which faces the main A4 road has a symmetrical design of five round arched windows. There is a central porch with Doric pilasters.
Since the rebuilding in the 1950s a kitchen, toilets and office space have been added. In 2004 the roof was repaired and asbestos removed from the dome. The pews can be moved for concerts and special services.
Parish records of Holy Trinity church, Hotwells, Bristol are held at Bristol Archives (Ref. P.HTC) (online catalogue) including baptism and marriage registers. The archive also includes records of the incumbent, churchwardens, parochial church council, schools and vestry, plus plans and photographs.
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