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Church of the Holy Trinity
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Town or city Street, Somerset
Country England
Coordinates 51°07′53″N 2°43′58″W / 51.1313°N 2.7329°W / 51.1313; -2.7329
Completed 14th century

The Church of the Holy Trinity in Street, Somerset, England, dates from the 14th century but underwent extensive restoration in the 19th century. It has been designated as a Grade I listed building.

The church was originally dedicated to Gildas. The first recorded Rector was John de Hancle in 1304. The patronage of the church was held by Glastonbury Abbey until the dissolution of the monasteries when it passed to the Marquess of Bath.

The chancel pre dates the rest of the building, having been built about 1270. It still has the original window tracery. There is also a sculptured Sedilia. The nave and tower date from the 15th century. The tower contains eight bells, four of which date from 1777 In the early 19th century the north aisle was added, and the interior refurbished by Benjamin Ferrey in 1843, by which time an organ had been installed.

Between 2000 and 2004 the pews were removed and new lighting and under floor heating were installed.

The parish is part of the Street and Walton benefice within the Glastonbury deanery.

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