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Rothwell, Holy Trinity

Rothwell, Holy Trinity

There are two reasons for visiting Rothwell - The Church of the Holy Trinity and the Market House. The church was large, even in Norman times and grew from the 14th century onwards. It is now the longest parish church in the county. It was originally topped with a spire but this succumbed to lightening in 1660. Pevsner, who hardly ever rises to a note of admiration describes it as singularly beautiful. The building underwent a period of refurbishment in the early 18th century, presumably at the same time as the (old) rectory was built in the adjacent road. In the church this meant new communion rails and a splendid two tier brass chandelier dated 1733. The Market House lies to the north east of the church in the square. It was designed for Thomas Tresham by his architect/builder William ...

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Contact & Opening Times

Holy Trinity
High St
NN14 6BQ

Opening Times


The church is normally locked, see below for contact details.


Contact Details

Keyholder / church warden Mary Willars 01536 713837 

[email protected]

Vicar Revd. John Westwood [email protected] 

Curate Revd. Ruth Colby [email protected]

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