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IoE Number: 476290
Location: FORMER CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, TRINITY STREET (south side)
  BOLTON, BOLTON, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Ian Pringle
Date Photographed: 19 June 2002
Date listed: 26 April 1974
Date of last amendment: 26 April 1974
Grade I

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BOLTONSD70NWTRINITY STREET797-1/4/224(South side)

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.

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