Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell

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Holy Trinity Church
Holy Trinity Church
Church of the Holy Trinity - geograph.org.uk - 1294359.jpg
LocationRothwell, West Yorkshire
CountryEngland
DenominationChurch of England
ChurchmanshipAnglo-Catholic[1]
History
StatusParish Church
Architecture
Heritage designationGrade II listed building
Architect(s)C. R. Chorley
Completed1873
Specifications
MaterialsSandstone ashlar with slate roof
Administration
ParishRothwell
ArchdeaconryLeeds
DioceseLeeds
ProvinceYork

The Holy Trinity Church in Rothwell, West Yorkshire, England is an active Anglican parish church in the archdeaconry of Leeds and the Diocese of Leeds.

History[edit]

There has been a church on this site since 1150.[2] The current church was largely rebuilt to a design by C.R. Chorley and was completed in 1873.[3]

Architectural style[edit]

Exterior[edit]

The church lychgate dating from 1889.

Although largely rebuilt in 1873 the church has some late medieval fabric. It is built of Sandstone ashlar with a slate roof. The church has a west tower built in three stages with diagonal buttresses, a clockface on its southside and belfry windows of two cusped lights.[3] The church has a lychgate dating from 1889.

Interior[edit]

Interior

The arcades have double-chamfered arches on octagonal columns. The nave ceiling is of late-medieval origin with moulded beams and carved bosses and a font that dates from 1662.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blagdon-Gamlen, P. E. (1973) The Church Travellers Directory. London: Church Literature Association; p. 75
  2. ^ "Rothwell: Holy Trinity, Rothwell". Church of England. Retrieved 2016-05-29.
  3. ^ a b c "Church of the Holy Trinity". www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 5 April 2018.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°45′00.2″N 1°28′52.9″W / 53.750056°N 1.481361°W / 53.750056; -1.481361