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The painting of Christ in Majesty, far above the high alter, escaped over painting

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Upper Brook St.,

Winchester

SO23 8DG

Holy Trinity Parish Church

Winchester's Anglo-Catholic Church

THE

town centre church

 

Parish Notices

13th Feb

brass cleaning

 

20th Feb

church cleaning

 

Lent study and Discussion group meeting Thursday 15th 1.30pm

 

 

Welcome to Holy Trinity Parish Church

Winchester

The screen was erected during the 1880s with the cross above ( the figures were added later) Much of the screening was added later .

The Lady Chapel was re-ordered by Ninian Comper in the late 1940s. using red hangings and frontal.

 

The reredos is a Nativity with the Agnus Dei and the pelican, both emblems of sacrifice, in the medallions on either side.

 

The candlesticks and candelabra are also by Comper.

 

The east window depicts, beneath the crucifix, the risen Christ making himself known to his fellow-travellers at supper following the walk to Emmaus.

The Octagonal timber pulpitt with open traceried sides on a wineglass base on timber shafts

Holy Trinity as seen on its West side.

 

Built in 1854 designed by Henry Woodyer.

The original design did not include a porch, this was added in 1894 as did the vestry.

 

The cost of the site was £900 and the build £4,500.

The church was designed to accommodate 900 worshippers.

 

 

 

 

The west aisle looking to the Lady chapel as it is today

photo by Clive

Directions into our car park are via the oneway system turning right at the Kentucky and dominos shops we are at the end of this oneway street on the right. We can only guarantee parking at mass times. There is much municipal parking in the area. Buses run down North Walls and you need to alight at the St Peters park stop. We are about 7mins walk from the station and 4 mins from the High St. neway system

The roof is highly decorated.

The roof cladding of the two chapels is decorated in oblongs containing various motifs including the sac red monogram IHS (Iesus Hominem Salvator ).

 

In addition to the roof some of the pillars and most of the walls were painted and the walls of the aisles were covered with Joseph A Pippet's late C19 stations of the cross.

 

Sadly they were painted on drystone or plaster walls and did not last.

 

Either side of the main alter there can be seen the only remaining examples of this work. these were recently uncovered but are deteriorating rapidly.

The Nave ceiling

The last remaining decorated wall beside the main alter

Holy Trinity Winchester is a Grade 2 listed building on the grounds of Architectural interest: being a good example of early Victorian town church it was the second of two churches built in Winchester around the same time.

The other being St Thomas's in Southgate St. built about ten years earlier. Sadly now converted into flats.

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