Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity

Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity

This beautiful cathedral has a Gothic facade but dates mostly from 1097. It is the longest cathedral in England and its interior offers murals, misericords, an ancient font and the grave of Jane Austen.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249295
Names
Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity
Winchester Cathedral
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Timeline

21 Jul 1817

Burial of Jane Austen in Winchester Cathedral

24 Mar 1950

Winchester Cathedral designated a Grade I listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1095509
Grade
I
Name
CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY
Location
CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, THE CLOSE
District
Winchester
County
Hampshire
Grid Reference
SU 48221 29254

869/6/39 THE CLOSE 24-MAR-50 CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

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THE CLOSE 1. 1833 Cathedral Church of the {Holy} Trinity SU 4829 SW 6/39 24.5.50

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2. Transepts, crypts and part of the nave 1079-l095, by Bishop Walkelyn, tower fell 1107 and rebuilt later. Retrochoir and Lady chapel early C13. Early English. Nave completely remodelled by Bishop Edington (1345-66), and William of Wykeham (1366-l404) with his master-mason William of Wynforde; this involved a Perpendicular recasing of the Norman nave. The Cathedral is built of Isle of Wight stone. Many important furnishings of all periods, particularly the Bishops' chantry chapels. Flying buttresses on the south by Sir T G Jackson 1909-12, as part of his general restoration. The Norman arcade, once the entrance to the Chapter House, which runs from the south transept to the Deanery, is included in the listing.

All listed buildings in The Close form a group.

Listing NGR: SU4814229184

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Bibliography

  1. Official Website of Winchester Cathedral. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk/>
  2. “CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1095509>